Katherine Tai, the US trade representative, speaking at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Katherine Tai, the US trade representative, speaking at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

US trade representative says efforts on a phase-two deal with China have faltered

  • ‘We need to turn the page on the old playbook,’ Katherine Tai tells Congress, saying talks to build on the phase-one deal ‘have been unduly difficult’
  • ‘China continues to double down on … plans that do not include meaningful reforms that address our concerns, or those of our allies,’ she adds

Katherine Tai, the US trade representative, speaking at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Katherine Tai, the US trade representative, speaking at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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