Liu He, China's vice-premier (centre) greets US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (right) as he arrives Thursday for a resumption of trade talks in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg

Americans more open to China than Washington seems to be, survey shows

  • Chicago Council on Global Affairs finds 68 per cent of respondents support friendly ties, a level consistent for more than a decade
  • Other polls, though, suggest growing distrust; and if ‘path of escalation’ continues, researcher says, negative views are likely to rise
Topic |   US-China relations

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Liu He, China's vice-premier (centre) greets US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (right) as he arrives Thursday for a resumption of trade talks in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
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