China delegation to travel to Washington


Trump and Xi: both will soon sign a Phase 1 trade deal

Trump and Xi: both will sign Phase 1 trade deal.

Chinese Commerce Ministry on Thursday said Chinese trade delegation is set to travel to the U.S. for the signing of `phase one’ of an agreement meant to resolve the countries’ trade war.

A spokesman for the Commerce Ministry Gao Feng, said the delegation, led by Vice Premier Liu He, is scheduled to be in Washington from between Monday and Wednesday.

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The visit comes after U.S. President Donald Trump announced in December, 2019 that he would sign `phase one’ of the trade agreement on January 15.

The agreement staves off some punitive tariffs and provides for China buying more U.S. agricultural products, energy and manufactured goods. (dpa/NAN)