Aides preparing for a group photo of US and Chinese trade negotiators in Beijing earlier this year, when hopes were high an agreement would soon be reached. Photo: ReutersAides preparing for a group photo of US and Chinese trade negotiators in Beijing earlier this year, when hopes were high an agreement would soon be reached. Photo: Reuters
Aides preparing for a group photo of US and Chinese trade negotiators in Beijing earlier this year, when hopes were high an agreement would soon be reached. Photo: Reuters

‘Mountain of mistrust’ blocking US-China interim trade war deal

  • Former US negotiators say lack of credibility is hampering efforts on both sides
  • Leaders from both countries should ‘take a step back’ to find the right pathway

Topic |   US-China trade war
Aides preparing for a group photo of US and Chinese trade negotiators in Beijing earlier this year, when hopes were high an agreement would soon be reached. Photo: ReutersAides preparing for a group photo of US and Chinese trade negotiators in Beijing earlier this year, when hopes were high an agreement would soon be reached. Photo: Reuters
Aides preparing for a group photo of US and Chinese trade negotiators in Beijing earlier this year, when hopes were high an agreement would soon be reached. Photo: Reuters
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