Update on U.S. China Trade Negotiations - Feb 22, 2019 

Both sides reported that they made “progress,” including more substantive discussions and reported Chinese concessions on key structural issues that are a priority for the United States.; Higher Costs Hamper CHEP Profits, Rental Giant Raises Prices: One contributing factor is the company’s efforts to successfully implement surcharges and aligning contractual price increases with the true market cost-to-serve customers.