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Why it's still a long road before US, China can reach deal to end trade war

The world's two largest economies are in the midst of a bitter trade war and both agreed to ceasefire and return to talks.

Reuters  |  Beijing/Osaka 

China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan. The world’s two largest economies are in the midst of a bitter trade war, which has seen them level increasingly severe tariffs on each other’s imports. In a sign of significant progress in relations on Saturday, Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, agreed to a ...

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First Published: Sun, June 30 2019. 12:18 IST
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