Larry Kudlow, the top economic adviser to US President Donald Trump, said on Sunday that he has “guarded optimism, maybe more than guarded optimism” about a trade deal with China. Photo: AFP

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says US-China trade deal ‘closer and closer’

  • Kudlow points to ‘great progress’ on IP theft and forced transfer of technology
  • Top officials to continue talks via teleconferencing this week
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Larry Kudlow, the top economic adviser to US President Donald Trump, said on Sunday that he has “guarded optimism, maybe more than guarded optimism” about a trade deal with China. Photo: AFP
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US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday. Photo: AFP

No summit with China’s Xi Jinping until a deal to end trade war is final, Donald Trump says

  • The US president, speaking with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He at his side, said it might be another month before he could announce a meeting with Xi
  • ‘If we have a deal, we’ll have a summit,’ Trump said
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US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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