7 months Crunch time at G20 as US-China trade showdown looms MB |Biz
By Agence France-Presse After a first day dominated by public shows of bonhomie, all eyes at the G20 Saturday turn to a pivotal trade showdown between economic rivals China and the United States. US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping meet at around 11:30 am in a bid to thrash out a truce in a long-running trade war that has seen hundreds of billions of dollars in tit-for-tat tariffs. Donald Trump has said he expects a ‘productive’ meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) on the sidelines of the G20 (AFP / Brendan Smialowski / MANILA BULLETIN) Trump has ... more