10 months Lighthizer: ‘Much still needs to be done’ on US-China trade Manilatimes |Biz
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Washington’s chief trade negotiator said on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) there remained much to do before reaching a new trade agreement with China, even as both sides signal their talks are nearing the finish line. US Trade RepresentativeRobert Lighthizer. AFP PHOTOAfter months of negotiating with Beijing, “now we are making real progress,” US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in congressional testimony. However, “much still needs to be done both before an agreement is reached and more importantly after it is reached if one is reached.” Lighthizer’s remarks to a House committee underscored the remaining hurdles facing negotiators despite the apparent ... more