Jul 10 , 2019
U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a “constructive” phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world’s two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war.
Jul 09 , 2019
Top American and China negotiators are set to speak this week but disagreements threaten to bog down discussions.
Su Xiaohui Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Jul 05 , 2019
At their Osaka meeting, Trump and Xi agreed to restart trade talks and work to improve US-China ties. Trump also stated he would add no additional tariffs to Chinese goods. The meeting demonstrates the continued importance of dispute management between the two economic powerhouses.
Jul 04 , 2019
Existing U.S. tariffs will have to be removed if there is to be a trade deal between Beijing and Washington, China’s commerce ministry said.
Jul 04 , 2019
Top representatives from the United States and China are arranging to resume talks next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world’s two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday.
Jun 24 , 2019
Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week’s G20 summit in Japan.
Xu Hongcai Deputy Director, Economic Policy Commission
Jun 24 , 2019
The benefits of Sino-US trade—new jobs, more efficient division of labor, an engine for the world economy—have seemingly been forgotten. But all is not lost. If China and the US can reconnect, new opportunities beckon: in infrastructure, energy, tech, climate change, and beyond.
Wang Fan Vice President, China Foreign Affairs University
Jun 21 , 2019
In recent years, China has shown restraint and cooperation in working with America. But US leaders must realize that China’s history of resisting external pressure means it will never abandon its development path to please another country.
Zhang Jun Dean, School of Economics, Fudan University
Jun 10 , 2019
Just when a trade agreement between the United States and China appeared to be in sight, negotiators found themselves back at square one. The immediate reason for the disruption was China’s insistence on a substantially rewritten draft agreement, which, according to US President Donald Trump’s administration, reneges on previously agreed terms. But the root cause of China’s changes to the draft – the reason behind its reluctance to meet US demands – lies in a fundamental miscalculation by the Trump administration.
He Wenping Senior Fellow, Charhar Institute
Jun 06 , 2019
Considering the Sino-US trade war to be a mere quibble over tariffs and deficits misses the big picture: the clash of these two economic titans threatens not only bilateral relations, but also global prosperity and even the peaceful world order that has prevailed since World War II.