Chinese officials and media have pushed the message that Xi Jinping’s pledges, including cuts to tariffs on car imports, were not the result of US pressure. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping’s promise to open China’s markets? It’s ‘nothing to do’ with Trump’s trade war threats, say Beijing officials 

Commerce Ministry joins official chorus of officials trying to dispel the impression that China’s leader bowed to pressure from US

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese officials and media have pushed the message that Xi Jinping’s pledges, including cuts to tariffs on car imports, were not the result of US pressure. Photo: AP
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