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July 23, 2024

Interagency process, mid-December deadline key to U.S.-China deal

By Anshu Siripurapu  / December 3, 2018 at 2:40 PM
The U.S. and China have reached a long-expected ceasefire deal, but as the difficult work of negotiating some form of agreement between the world’s largest economies begins, success will hinge on the Trump administration’s ability to present a united front as it negotiates with Beijing. One thing has been made clear after some confusion: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, said to be eyeing this as the best chance to force China to change its ways, will lead the talks, the...

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