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
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

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
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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