US trade representative Robert Lighthizer (left), US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He are expected to continue face-to-face talks in Washington in October. Photo: AFP

US must concede final 20 per cent of demands to agree trade war deal with China, leading Chinese expert says

  • Jin Canrong, an international relations professor at Renmin University of China in Beijing, says China had agreed to 80 per cent of a deal as far back as May
  • ‘Between 60 and 70 per cent’ chance of Chinese President Xi Jinping and American counterpart Donald Trump agreeing a deal in November if US can lower demands
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US trade representative Robert Lighthizer (left), US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He are expected to continue face-to-face talks in Washington in October. Photo: AFP
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The Hapag-Lloyd AG Leverkusen Express sails out of the Yangshan Deepwater Port, operated by Shanghai International Port Group, on August. 7, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

Is Donald Trump’s trade war making China change?

  • 40 per cent of European companies say China has improved market access
  • US companies say China’s efforts on intellectual property protection have not gone far enough
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The Hapag-Lloyd AG Leverkusen Express sails out of the Yangshan Deepwater Port, operated by Shanghai International Port Group, on August. 7, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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