China’s foreign ministry says Beijing will respond if the US imposes fresh duties on its goods on December 15. Photo: AP

China won’t set a time limit for reaching a trade deal with US, foreign ministry says

  • Beijing will meet ‘unilateralism, protectionism and trade bullying’ with ‘resolute and decisive measures to protect [its] interests’, spokeswoman says
  • ‘Trade negotiations should be conducted in an equal and mutually respectful way,’ she says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s foreign ministry says Beijing will respond if the US imposes fresh duties on its goods on December 15. Photo: AP
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US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross speaks during an interview in New York on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade deal might wait until after 2020 election, says US commerce chief Wilbur Ross

  • Commerce secretary confirms comments Donald Trump made in London about possible extended timeline for trade talks
  • ‘No big meetings scheduled right now’ and no signing date
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US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross speaks during an interview in New York on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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