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U.S.-China talks could lead to tariff freeze, but larger deal still seen as a longshot

October 10, 2019 at 4:50 PM
This week’s talks between U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators, due to wrap up in the White House on Friday, could lead to a deal in which the U.S. agrees not to increase tariffs in return for an agreement on currency provisions, as well as greater purchases of U.S. agricultural products, but the prospect of a comprehensive deal is no more certain despite 13 rounds of negotiations, according to business representatives, China analysts and trade lawyers. President Trump has said the...

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