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US, China fail to agree on trade issues

Both sides still share lower trade deficit goal; US business groups express disappointment with trade talk deadlock

Mr Ross (extreme left), Mr Mnuchin (second from left), Mr Wang (second from right) and others at the US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue at the US Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC on Wednesday.

Washington, DC

THE United States and China failed on Wednesday to agree on major new steps to reduce the US trade deficit with China, casting doubt over President Donald Trump's economic and security relations with Beijing.

The annual economic dialogue session in Washington ended...

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