US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says he is not sure when the trade negotiations will resume. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says he is not sure when the trade negotiations will resume. Photo: EPA-EFE

Did China’s trade negotiators make promises they couldn’t keep? US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer thinks so

  • Official tells House committee he considers ‘some forces in China’ decided that its negotiators ‘went out beyond their mandate’
  • But he remains confident talks will resume, has ‘trust and complete good faith’ in his Chinese counterparts

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says he is not sure when the trade negotiations will resume. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says he is not sure when the trade negotiations will resume. Photo: EPA-EFE
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