US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in July. Photo: Reuters

US trade chief Robert Lighthizer says China phase-one trade deal ‘totally done’ and will ‘nearly double’ US exports

  • US trade representative said the success of the deal, announced on Friday, will depend on whether reformers or hardliners are making the decisions in Beijing
  • He said there would be some routine ‘scrubs’ to the text and that a date and location for the signing is still being determined
Topic |   US-China trade war
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in July. Photo: Reuters
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