US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters from the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump denies agreeing to roll back trade war tariffs on China, despite earlier reports

  • Beijing on Thursday said the two sides had agreed to roll back tariffs on each others’ goods as part of a ‘phase one’ trade deal
  • But the US president denied this on Friday, telling reporters that he had not agreed to roll back tariffs
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US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters from the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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China and the US had extensive and serious discussions over the past two weeks to try to end their trade war, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Photo: AFP

China and US ‘agree to phased rollback’ of extra trade war tariffs

  • Negotiators from both countries still trying to reach interim deal, Chinese Ministry of Commerce says
  • Xi Jinping to visit Greece and Brazil next week but still no indication of any meeting with Donald Trump to sign deal
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China and the US had extensive and serious discussions over the past two weeks to try to end their trade war, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Photo: AFP
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