Chinese President Xi Jinping says China wants to work for a phase one agreement on the basis of mutual respect and equality. Photo: AFP

China wants a US trade deal – but will fight back if necessary, says President Xi Jinping

  • Chinese leader says his country is working for an agreement on the basis of ‘mutual respect and equality’ in first public comment on prospects for phase one agreement
  • Xi tells Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Beijing ‘Chinese dream’ is nothing to fear but country wants to avoid repeating past ‘humiliations’
Topic |   US-China trade war
Chinese President Xi Jinping says China wants to work for a phase one agreement on the basis of mutual respect and equality. Photo: AFP
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