Xi and Trump were expected to meet immediately after the Apec summit to sign a “phase one” trade deal. Photo: AFP
Xi and Trump were expected to meet immediately after the Apec summit to sign a “phase one” trade deal. Photo: AFP

Chile’s Apec gathering cancelled, throwing Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s planned trade war agreement signing into question

  • Trump announced earlier this month that he and Xi would sign ‘phase one’ of a trade war accord at Apec in November
  • But unrest in Chile has led to the cancellation of the meeting as well as December’s COP25 UN climate change conference

Xi and Trump were expected to meet immediately after the Apec summit to sign a “phase one” trade deal. Photo: AFP
Xi and Trump were expected to meet immediately after the Apec summit to sign a “phase one” trade deal. Photo: AFP
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