Concerns include a lack of specifics on farm purchase commitments and enforcement mechanisms

A shortage of trust on both sides and the US president’s mercurial negotiating style also cited as shortcomings

Interim deal unconfirmed despite reports in US that Washington was set to cancel new tariffs and Beijing would buy US$50 billion of US goods

Agreement could give China time to stabilise economy and win Donald Trump support for his presidential election campaign


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