China’s lead negotiator Liu He, left, held a phone conversation with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday. Photo: AFP

China’s agreement to buy US products becomes key to saving trade deal

  • Covid-19 outbreak has increased the importance of implementing this aspect of the interim agreement, according to sources on both sides
  • Senior officials have promised to work to save the deal after Donald Trump threatened to walk away unless China sticks to its commitments
Topic |   US-China trade war
China’s lead negotiator Liu He, left, held a phone conversation with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday. Photo: AFP
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