The two sides have been closing in on a deal expected to include major new purchases of American goods and a Chinese commitment to abandon efforts to steal or coerce U.S. companies into surrendering technology trade secrets.
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday downplayed China’s positive signals, saying the only acceptable outcome was an ironclad deal for Beijing to end trade abuses.
He said China’s gestures,...
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao's family has deep business ties to China -- placing the key Cabinet official in a potentially conflicting position with the Trump administration's confrontational posture toward the US' major economic rival
Ahead of that China's President Xi Jinping will press Pacific island leaders to sign up to his signature trillion dollar "Belt and Road" infrastructure plan when he arrives in PNG today, two days before the APEC leaders' summit.