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US-China trade talk set to resume as neither seems eager for a deal

Two days of talks are scheduled to restart on Tuesday after an uneasy truce reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Osaka

The prospects for an agreement are hampered by tensions over geopolitical issues, including Hong Kong, North Korea, Taiwan and the South China Sea
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The prospects for an agreement are hampered by tensions over geopolitical issues, including Hong Kong, North Korea, Taiwan and the South China Sea

Bloomberg Beijing
Almost three months after their trade talks broke down in acrimony, Chinese and American negotiators meet again in Shanghai this week amid tempered expectations for breakthroughs in their yearlong trade war.
 
Two days of talks are scheduled to restart on Tuesday after an uneasy truce reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, last month. Deep tensions remain, though, and recent days have brought mixed signals from both sides, with neither showing an urge to compromise.
 
While China has indicated its readiness to buy US agricultural

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First Published: Jul 29 2019 | 1:59 AM IST

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