China Protests U.S. Law Supporting Hong Kong but Signals Hope for Trade Deal

BEIJING—China held off from retaliating against the U.S. after President Trump signed a bill supporting Hong Kong’s anti-Beijing protesters, as both sides remained confident they can sign a partial trade deal in the coming weeks, officials in the U.S. and China said.

Wednesday’s bill signing by Mr. Trump, which China considers interference in its domestic affairs, came and went without any significant reaction, at least for now, from the country’s leaders.

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