China and the United States are holding “in-depth” discussions on a first phase trade agreement and removing tariffs is an important condition to reaching a deal, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday.
“China has emphasized many times that the trade war began with tariff hikes and should end with the removal of additional tariffs. This is an important condition for both sides to reach an agreement,” said Gao Feng, spokesman of the ministry at a . . .
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