U.S. optimistic on trade talks; China open to partial deal
Friday, 11 October 2019 President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on Friday signaled good news was coming in trade talks with China, while Beijing indicated it was open to a "partial" deal that would avoid a planned hike in tariffs on its goods.
Beijing has lowered expectations for significant progress from this week's trade talks with the U.S., sources told Reuters but other media reported China is open to a partial agreement. Conway G. Gittens wraps up the U.S.-China trade war headlines.
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