Extension of US-China trade talks an extremely good sign: Experts

US President Donald Trump in a meeting with China's Vice-Premier Liu He (far left) in the White House's Oval Office on Friday.
US President Donald Trump in a meeting with China's Vice-Premier Liu He (far left) in the White House's Oval Office on Friday.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

The fact that trade talks between the United States and China were extended for two days is an extremely good sign, and shows that both countries are increasingly close to striking a deal, Chinese analysts said.

They pointed to the positive signals that emerged from the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in Washington on Friday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 24, 2019, with the headline 'Extension of US-China trade talks an extremely good sign: Experts'. Print Edition | Subscribe