Xi Jinping may be able to weather the trade war better than Donald Trump, a former Trump official said. Photo: AP

Former Donald Trump official hopes for US-China trade deal, but says Beijing can afford to wait

  • Susan Thornton says Washington must return to diplomacy and rescue deal
  • State Department veteran says pressure will hit Donald Trump before Xi Jinping
Topic |   US-China relations

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Xi Jinping may be able to weather the trade war better than Donald Trump, a former Trump official said. Photo: AP
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The Huawei logo outside its factory campus in Dongguan in March. Photo: Reuters

US Commerce Department places China’s Huawei and 70 affiliates on trade blacklist

  • Being put on US ‘Entity List’ will make it much harder for telecoms giant to buy parts and components from US companies
  • Commerce secretary says Trump backed decision to prevent US technology from being used by foreign entities to ‘potentially undermine US national security’
Topic |   Huawei

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The Huawei logo outside its factory campus in Dongguan in March. Photo: Reuters
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