U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin explains a delay in a Chinese agricultural trade delegation visiting the U.S. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade war update: China's cancelled midwest farm trip, Trump's UN trade tirade, the changing mood of trade talks

  • Analysing the politics of Chinese officials visiting farms in Montana and Nebraska
  • Trump’s attack on China at the UN General Assembly and the push for support of Hong Kong
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U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin explains a delay in a Chinese agricultural trade delegation visiting the U.S. Photo: Reuters
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A Chinese delegation visited Washington last week ahead of expected high-level talks next month. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump warned it’s ‘easier to negotiate nuclear weapons’ deals than trade pacts by former White House aide

  • Kenneth Lieberthal helped negotiate China’s accession to the World Trade Organisation and also helped defuse tensions after the Belgrade bombing in 1999
  • He joins other former negotiators in voicing concern over the chaotic approach adopted by the US president to reaching a deal to end the trade war with China
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A Chinese delegation visited Washington last week ahead of expected high-level talks next month. Photo: AFP
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