Huawei a stumbling block to trade truce, say US analysts

US-China Business Council senior vice-president Erin Ennis said that tariffs were not the right tool to get China back to the negotiating table. Instead, she said, they were causing China to strengthen its commitment to some of its own policies, such as industrial planning and subsidies. "Frankly, it has also caused the US to implement an industrial policy of our own, trying to get American manufacturers to move out of one location to another one."