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Cracks, confusion and the US-China trade war truce

Euphoria has been replaced by pragmatism. Less than 96 hours after United States President Donald Trump announced a 90-day trade war truce after a dinner date with China’s head of state Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires, cracks and confusion have started to appear. Initial optimism of a new round of talks has turned into pessimism […]