China’s announcement that it will drop tariffs on US soybeans has been followed by a visit to soybean farms from Liao Min, the man leading the Beijing advance team preparing for the US-China trade talks in October. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade war update: China’s man in Washington, talk of ‘Cold War’ in Hong Kong, Pillsbury talks ‘consequences’ for no deal

  • What it means for Beijing’s advance negotiator to visit US farms, and what the latest trade data means for China’s economy
  • Analysing the comments from Trump’s ‘China expert’ during his Hong Kong visit for the American Chamber of Commerce - and how Beijing is watching for any change
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s announcement that it will drop tariffs on US soybeans has been followed by a visit to soybean farms from Liao Min, the man leading the Beijing advance team preparing for the US-China trade talks in October. Photo: Reuters
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Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham has been reporting on Asian trade since 2014. Prior to this, he covered global trade and economics in London. He joined the Post in 2018, before which he was Asia Editor at Global Trade Review and Trade Correspondent for the International Business Times.

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.