Discussions are continuing between China and the US over a venue for the signing of phase one of a trade deal between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP

China, US are possible locations for Trump-Xi trade deal signing

  • Beijing open to various options as efforts continue to find new venue after Chile plans fall through
  • US president suggests US meeting, while Chinese foreign ministry says communications are continuing
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Discussions are continuing between China and the US over a venue for the signing of phase one of a trade deal between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
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Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

Don’t be fooled. The US and China have done a deal, but it’s not the real deal

  • This interim arrangement may temporarily help both sides alleviate the pain of the tariff war, but it provides no incentive for a more comprehensive deal
  • The truth is the gap is getting ever wider – putting both peace and growth at risk

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