US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, centre, is set to meet with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the phase one deal. Photo: APUS Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, centre, is set to meet with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the phase one deal. Photo: AP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, centre, is set to meet with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the phase one deal. Photo: AP

Trump says China failing to meet trade deal commitments, piling pressure on Beijing ahead of review

  • Donald Trump has played down the importance of the phase one trade deal ahead of a review between top US and Chinese officials
  • China enters the talks lagging far behind the pace required to meet purchasing commitments agreed to under the deal

Topic |   China economy
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, centre, is set to meet with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the phase one deal. Photo: APUS Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, centre, is set to meet with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the phase one deal. Photo: AP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, centre, is set to meet with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the phase one deal. Photo: AP
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