Sino File by Cary Huang
The US and China have a trade deal, but only Washington has what it wants
- US President Trump has been super proud of the accord, while Beijing’s response has been notably muted
- But the trade talks have always been a one-way avenue – a deal between what the US wants and what China can give
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.