China’s President Xi Jinping will begin a trip to Greece and Brazil on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Trade war: deal signing still uncertain with US missing from Xi Jinping’s itinerary

  • Chinese president will visit Greece and Brazil next week but there is no sign of a stop to meet Donald Trump to ink a ‘phase one’ agreement
  • Trump had suggested meeting in the United States after Chile cancelled the Apec summit, at which the pair had initially planned to meet
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s President Xi Jinping will begin a trip to Greece and Brazil on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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Aides set up platforms before a group photo with members of US and Chinese trade negotiation delegations at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping may delay trade deal signing until December, at location outside US

  • Locations proposed by White House, including Iowa and Alaska, have been ruled out, and sites in Asia and Europe are being considered instead
  • US stocks slid on news that agreement could be pushed back
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Aides set up platforms before a group photo with members of US and Chinese trade negotiation delegations at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters
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