Hard to gauge extent of concessions by China, say analysts

China has kept the outcome of the talks between President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump vague, as it faces a domestic audience that is critical of any major concessions that it may have made.
China has kept the outcome of the talks between President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump vague, as it faces a domestic audience that is critical of any major concessions that it may have made.PHOTO: AFP

China has made some concessions to achieve a ceasefire in its trade war with the United States, say Chinese analysts.

But short of any signed agreement, it will be hard to gauge the extent of these concessions.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 05, 2018, with the headline 'Hard to gauge extent of concessions by China, say analysts'. Print Edition | Subscribe