Trump's China trade 'win' will cost the US

President Donald Trump believes he is about to score yet another big win on trade, this time with China.

Progress in talks with Beijing, he claims, has been so "substantial" that he has delayed a looming March 1 deadline and is likely headed for a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping to finalise a long-awaited settlement.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 27, 2019, with the headline 'Trump's China trade 'win' will cost the US'. Print Edition | Subscribe