Democratic Representative Richard Neal (left), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Republican Representative Kevin Brady listen during a committee hearing. During testimony by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, both Neal and Brady called for structural changes to the Chinese economy. Photo: Bloomberg
Robert Boxwell
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Robert Boxwell

China and Donald Trump have a problem. On trade, US Democrats may be even more hawkish

  • The US president opened the door to the trade war but may not be able to shut it – now both parties in Washington and allies abroad are pushing for massive changes to China’s economy

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Democratic Representative Richard Neal (left), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Republican Representative Kevin Brady listen during a committee hearing. During testimony by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, both Neal and Brady called for structural changes to the Chinese economy. Photo: Bloomberg
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