U.S. Reports That China Reneged On Trade Commitments

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Published on May 6, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

U.S. Reports That China Reneged On Trade Commitments

On Monday top U.S. trade officials said China had backtracked on commitments in trade talks, prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten additional tariffs over the weekend, but Washington would be willing to keep talking if the Chinese changed position.

Reuters reports that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said China had retreated from specific commitments, a move that would have led to substantive changes in the text of the deal.

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U.S. Reports That China Reneged On Trade Commitments

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