Where did the US-China trade war talks take a turn for the worse?


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  • Sunday, 12 May 2019

China's Vice Premier Liu He listens to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer as they exit the office of the U.S. Trade Representative following a second day of last ditch trade talks in Washington, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS

HONG KONG: After nearly one year and 11 rounds of talks, China and the United States were late last month supposed to be close to ending their trade war.

At the start of negotiations in Beijing on April 29, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the talks had entered the “final laps”.

He headed back to the US, saying the discussions were “productive” and both sides would meet again in Washington in about a week.

Click here to go the SCMP report: Where did the US-China trade war talks take a turn for the worse
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