Professor Zhang Yansheng said fundamental differences over economic issues, political systems and security will not be resolved by the March 1 deadline. Photo: Nora Tam

Huawei ‘distrust’ and ‘irrational’ US trade war slammed by leading Chinese academic

  • Trade war is ‘inevitable’ and will be long and drawn-out, says Zhang Yansheng, the chief research fellow at the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges
  • Chief financial officer at the Chinese technology giant, Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, was arrested in Canada in December and is fighting extradition to the US
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Professor Zhang Yansheng said fundamental differences over economic issues, political systems and security will not be resolved by the March 1 deadline. Photo: Nora Tam
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Steven Mnuchin said he was hopeful that the talks would make progress. Photo: Reuters

Chinese team arrives in US for trade war talks under shadow of latest Huawei charges

  • Americans waiting for Chinese response to list of demands, which include right to verify structural reforms
  • Criminal charges filed against Chinese tech giant could be another stumbling block in the talks
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Steven Mnuchin said he was hopeful that the talks would make progress. Photo: Reuters
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