As well as trying to strike a trade deal, officials from the US and China have been wrestling with how to monitor the commitments made within it. Photo: Alamy

US-China trade war negotiators continue to wrestle with how to make deal stick

  • How to monitor Beijing’s progress on any promises it makes has been puzzling deal makers in Washington
  • Analysts suggest options, but say there is no short-term solution to a long-term conflict between two global powers
Topic |   US-China trade war

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As well as trying to strike a trade deal, officials from the US and China have been wrestling with how to monitor the commitments made within it. Photo: Alamy
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The truce has been extended, but the two sides are said to be still at odds over issues such as Beijing’s subsidies for state-owned enterprises and its industrial policy. Photo: Reuters

China and US still have ‘difficult discussions’ ahead on structural trade issues

  • Negotiators have made progress but remain far apart on areas such as Beijing’s subsidies for state enterprises and its industrial policy, analysts say
  • China not expected to give in on areas it considers to be ‘core interests’
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The truce has been extended, but the two sides are said to be still at odds over issues such as Beijing’s subsidies for state-owned enterprises and its industrial policy. Photo: Reuters
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