The world’s largest economies have been involved in a tit-for-tat trade war that is dragging on global growth. Photo: AP

US and China have significant differences ahead of trade talks Friday night

  • President Donald Trump had not yet agreed to remove any tariffs as part of a deal, and the size of China’s commitment to purchase US farm products was not yet clear
  • The world’s largest economies have been involved in a tit-for-tat trade war that is dragging on global growth
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The world’s largest economies have been involved in a tit-for-tat trade war that is dragging on global growth. Photo: AP
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Larry Kudlow, director of the US National Economic Council, pauses while speaking to members of the media outside the White House on November 1. Photo: Bloomberg

US-China trade deal could be signed by ministers instead of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, top White House aide says

  • National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow says still no precise date set for ‘phase one’ agreement
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Larry Kudlow, director of the US National Economic Council, pauses while speaking to members of the media outside the White House on November 1. Photo: Bloomberg
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