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US wants China trade deal in 'same time frame' despite APEC summit cancellation

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AFP Washington
President Donald Trump still hopes to sign a trade deal with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in coming weeks despite Chile's cancellation of the APEC summit where they had been scheduled to meet, the White House said Wednesday.
"We look forward to finalising Phase One of the historic trade deal with China within the same time frame, and when we have an announcement, we'll let you know," spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement.

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 10:20 PM IST

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