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

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