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US, China ease tensions by putting trade war on hold

Monday, May 21, 2018

The world’s two largest economies appear to have averted a potentially damaging trade war with a consensus to substantially reduce the United States trade deficit with China that has been hailed as a win-win by Chinese media, but viewed with scepticism in the US. Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He, who led his team in the trade talks in Washington with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his team, told the media…