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Trade war

Headwinds at home push Xi to show progress in US trade talks

No quick deal in sight as rifts on soybeans and Huawei persist

Washington and Beijing have not held face-to-face meetings on trade at the cabinet level since the month before U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in Osaka this June to restart the talks.   © Kyodo

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK -- With China's annual leadership conclave approaching, President Xi Jinping faces growing pressure to make concrete headway on trade negotiations with the U.S.

Current and retired Communist Party leaders are gearing up for their annual gathering at the beach town of Beidaihe next month. Xi is believed to be under extra scrutiny this year amid the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, and he needs something to show in order to appease his critics.

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