Economy Jan 16

U.S. President Donald Trump stands Chinese Vice Premier Liu He after signing "phase one" of the U.S.-China trade agreement in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2020. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
Read the full U.S.-China ‘Phase 1’ trade agreement

The deal offers massive export opportunities for U.S. farms and factories and promises to do more to protect American trade secrets but leaves Washington's fundamental differences with Beijing unresolved.