China and the US say they are making good progress towards a “phase-one” deal. Photo: Reuters

China, United States say good progress being made on phase-one deal to end trade war

  • Negotiators have ‘agreed to appropriately resolve the core concerns of both parties’, Xinhua says
  • After agreeing on the ‘easy parts’, the two sides are now ‘warmed up’ for their trickier phase-two negotiations, analyst says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China and the US say they are making good progress towards a “phase-one” deal. Photo: Reuters
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The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, in March. Photo: AFP

US and China ‘close to finalising’ parts of phase-one trade deal

  • US trade representative’s office says officials ‘made headway on specific issues’ in Friday phone talks, and discussions will ‘go on continuously’
  • Beijing expected to request cancellation of some US tariffs and pledge to step up purchases of American farm products in return
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The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, in March. Photo: AFP
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