US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer during a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. “We are working, more or less, continuously” on a trade deal with China, he told the committee. Photo: Bloomberg

Outcome of trade talks with China remains in doubt, top US trade official Robert Lighthizer tells senators

  • Lighthizer, the US trade representative, says headway is being made but ‘there still are major issues that have to be resolved’
  • If an agreement is reached, he says, ‘it would be 110 to 120 pages’
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer during a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. “We are working, more or less, continuously” on a trade deal with China, he told the committee. Photo: Bloomberg
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Donald Trump welcomes Xi Jinping to Mar-a-Lago in Florida in 2017. Photo: Reuters

More Americans see China’s rising economic power as ‘critical threat’ to US

  • Gallup world affairs survey highlights increasingly negative sentiments among US public in wake of trade war
  • Number with favourable view of China drops 12 points in the space of a year to 41 per cent
Topic |   US-China relations

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Donald Trump welcomes Xi Jinping to Mar-a-Lago in Florida in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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