A deal with China could give Donald Trump a boost in next year’s US presidential election. Photo: Reuters A deal with China could give Donald Trump a boost in next year’s US presidential election. Photo: Reuters
A deal with China could give Donald Trump a boost in next year’s US presidential election. Photo: Reuters

Trade deal may offer only short respite from US-China tensions, observers say

  • Interim deal unconfirmed despite reports in US that Washington was set to cancel new tariffs and Beijing would buy US$50 billion of US goods
  • Agreement could give China time to stabilise economy and win Donald Trump support for his presidential election campaign

Topic |   US-China trade war
A deal with China could give Donald Trump a boost in next year’s US presidential election. Photo: Reuters A deal with China could give Donald Trump a boost in next year’s US presidential election. Photo: Reuters
A deal with China could give Donald Trump a boost in next year’s US presidential election. Photo: Reuters
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