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China, US keen to reach trade deal, say experts

Jan 10, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

China and the United States are more willing to reach a deal on their trade dispute as both their economies are hurt by its effects and the global economy slows, experts told a forum here yesterday.

But the relationship between the world's two major powers has become more contentious, and how it develops will have an impact on the South-east Asian region.

Both the US and China have incentives to try and reach a trade deal, said Ms Bonnie Glaser, senior adviser for Asia and director...