US President Donald Trump (right) expects that he and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will sign a phase one trade deal into effect. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump (right) expects that he and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will sign a phase one trade deal into effect. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump (right) expects that he and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will sign a phase one trade deal into effect. Photo: AFP

US-China trade war

China treads warily on US trade deal text to keep other partners on side

  • Beijing has to prevent the details of a phase one agreement from harming the interests of suppliers and markets such as Brazil, the EU and Russia, sources say

Topic |   US-China trade war
US President Donald Trump (right) expects that he and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will sign a phase one trade deal into effect. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump (right) expects that he and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will sign a phase one trade deal into effect. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump (right) expects that he and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will sign a phase one trade deal into effect. Photo: AFP
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