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An underwhelming trade deal forms

The New York Times and Wall Street Journal

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Will the trade war ever end? Potential late March Trump-Xi meeting would likely extend talks

A photo of trade talks in Beijing…

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Pacific Reset, day 211: With Trump, trade deficit returns to the forefront of negotiations

Yesterday, we noted that with the tweeter-in-chief’s signal that he is willing to meet directly with Xi Jinping at…

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Don’t hold your breath for a deal — Pacific Reset, day 209

U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese vice premier Liú Hè 刘鹤 are finally in the same room. These…

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The Pacific Reset: Day 208 — an ‘unreasonable crackdown’ and ‘smear’ on Chinese companies

Since early July, we’ve been following the U.S.-China trade war with close attention, and have dated the official…

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Trade war, day 201: U.S. cancels lower-level trade talks ahead of Liu He visit

Photo: Tom Brenner, New York Times Next week, on January 30-31, vice premier Liú Hè 刘鹤 will visit…

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Trade war, day 195: Chinese tourism to U.S. still growing

The Chinese government’s warning about travel to the U.S. issued in July…

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Trade war, day 194: Lighthizer doesn’t see ‘any progress,’ but will meet Liu He

We have now crossed into the second half of the 90-day negotiating period, and continue to…

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Trade war, day 193: ‘I think that we are going to…do a deal with China’

Today, Trump again reiterated his optimism about reaching a trade deal with China.

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Trade war, day 189: Chinese commerce ministry mum on details of negotiations

China’s commerce ministry has now also issued a statement (in Chinese) about…

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Trade war, day 188: Will Trump’s stock market obsession cut short negotiations?

For over half a year, we have tracked the escalation of tariffs and the outlook for economic…

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Trade war, day 187: Talks are extended to third day in Beijing

U.S.-China trade talks between mid-level officials, which were scheduled for January 7-8, have been extended a day,…

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Trade war, day 182: Weak China sales for Apple

Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote a letter (full text;

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Trade war, day 181: Lighthizer may push for more tariffs

There is not much news in the U.S.-China trade war since last Friday, when we highlighted…

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Trade war, day 175: Qualitative measures and detained Canadians

The slow news cycle of the festive season continues, interrupted by bits and pieces of news about the trade…

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