US President Donald Trump says a trade deal with China could be just weeks away but stopped short of announcing a summit date when any such agreement would be signed.
The US has removed tariffs on over 400 Chinese goods after American firms complained that the levies would cause economic hardship. But trade talks between the world's top two economies remain on a delicate footing.
Donald Trump says his administration will enter into an initial bilateral trade deal with Japan in the coming weeks. But the fate of cars and a currency clause remain unresolved.
A Taliban delegation has met with China's special representatives for Afghanistan in Beijing. The meeting comes after US President Trump unexpectedly called off talks with the Taliban earlier this month.
Austrian lawmakers have rejected an EU-Mercosur trade deal, putting the fate of the project in doubt. Several European states have raised concerns about the South American trade agreement and the environment.
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