US China trade deal

US President Donald Trump says trade deal with China will be signed on January 15

Last week, Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would host a signing ceremony to ink the Phase 1 deal. The Phase 1 deal, struck earlier this month, is expected to reduce tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of American farm, energy and manufactured goods while addressing some disputes over intellectual property.

Dec 31, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Steven Mnuchin says US-China trade deal will boost global economy

Mnuchin said full details of the new deal, or a factsheet on "phase one", would come out later on Saturday or on Sunday after both sides do fact and language checks. "We expect it will be fully executed in January. And then we get to `phase two`," Mnuchin told the Doha Forum conference in Qatar.

Dec 14, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Donald Trump says US and China 'very close' to trade deal as fresh tit-for-tat tariffs loom

During a regular briefing on Wednesday in Beijing, Gao Feng, a spokesman at the Chinese commerce ministry, told reporters "The two sides` economic and trade teams are maintaining close communication." Stock markets jumped on Trump`s tweet, and the S&P 500 shot to a record high, gaining 0.85% on the day.

Dec 13, 2019, 00:05 AM IST

China's President Xi Jinping says he wants to work out initial trade deal with US

"We want to work for a `phase one` agreement on the basis of mutual respect and equality," Xi told representatives of an international forum, according to a pool report. "When necessary we will fight back, but we have been working actively to try not to have a trade war. We did not initiate this trade war and this is not something we want."

Nov 22, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

US-China trade deal signing could be delayed until December: Reports

Dozens of venues have been suggested for the meeting, which had originally been scheduled to take place on the sidelines of a now-cancelled mid-November summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Chile, the official said. They included sites in Europe and Asia, but the former was more likely, with Sweden and Switzerland among the possibilities. Iowa, which Trump has suggested, appeared to have been ruled out, the official said.

Nov 06, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

'Donald Trump still wants trade deal with China'

"He would like to make a deal," National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told CNBC, adding that it would have to be the "right deal." "He would like to continue negotiations," Kudlow said.

Aug 06, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

As trade deadline looms, US and China sprint to seal a deal

The fourth round of negotiations between the world`s two biggest economies was extended through the weekend after both sides reported progress in narrowing differences.

Feb 23, 2019, 22:04 PM IST