Donald Trump says US’s Hong Kong law doesn’t help China trade talks

Donald Trump says US’s Hong Kong law doesn’t help China trade talks

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US President Donald Trump said on Monday US legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong did not make trade negotiations with China easier, but added he believes Beijing still wants a deal with the United States. Advertising The law “doesn’t make it better, but we’ll see what happens,” Trump said, talking to reporters. He gave no indication when the deal would be finalized, but two other US officials said a deal could still happen this year depending on China’s actions. Washington and Beijing have yet to ink a so-called “phase one” trade agreement announced in October, which had raised hopes of a de-escalation in their prolonged trade war. The global...

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