Xi Jinping (right) and Wang Qishan both made speeches this week – but neither offered new proposals to de-escalate trade tensions. Photo: AP

China faces strong headwinds to mend ties with US after ‘missed opportunities’

  • American academic Orville Schell says the two countries are now ‘in a very difficult position’
  • Beijing failed to take chances to make relations more ‘reciprocal and balanced’ by engaging with ‘reasonable and logical’ people, he says
Topic |   US-China relations

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Xi Jinping (right) and Wang Qishan both made speeches this week – but neither offered new proposals to de-escalate trade tensions. Photo: AP
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