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,...
As the Trump administration moves to take on China over intellectual property, Washington will find it has limited firepower. Beijing has a strong grip on American technology companies, and global trade rules could favor China.
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.