US-China trade talks collapse was ‘not normal’, says veteran US negotiator, as focus turns political

//US-China trade talks collapse was ‘not normal’, says veteran US negotiator, as focus turns political

US-China trade talks collapse was ‘not normal’, says veteran US negotiator, as focus turns political

The dramatic collapse in US-China talks in May suggested that Chinese negotiators did not have full political backing for the concessions they proposed to reach a deal to end the trade war, according to a veteran US trade official ahead of the resumption of face-to-face negotiations this week in Shanghai.China was reported to have made last minute, large-scale edits to a near-150 page trade agreement draft, which scuppered the prospects for a deal after 11 rounds of negotiations.The changes…

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