US trade representative Robert Lighthizer (left), Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met in Beijing this week. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump’s fair trade and intellectual property demands ‘good for China’, says economist Jin Keyu

  • London School of Economics associate professor sees trade war as bringing necessary external pressure on Beijing to promote changes
  • US trade representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were in Beijing this week for talks with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He
Topic |   China economy

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US trade representative Robert Lighthizer (left), Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met in Beijing this week. Photo: Reuters
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