China’s chief trade negotiator Liu He and his US counterpart Robert Lighthizer are expected to sign the deal in January. Photo: AFP

China faces ‘huge challenge’ in living up to US trade promises as it ‘needs to buy US$300bn worth of goods in next two years’

  • Beijing’s response reflects caution about possible missteps ahead while Americans give details of its pledges to boost imports
  • Government adviser says Chinese appear less excited that the Americans about the ‘phase one’ agreement, which commit it to buying ‘lots more agricultural goods’
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China’s chief trade negotiator Liu He and his US counterpart Robert Lighthizer are expected to sign the deal in January. Photo: AFP
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