A Reason For Optimism On the Trade Battle with China

Ms Ennis pointed out that, even before the Trump administration took over, US – China Trade Policy was due for a “reset”. In 2017 the US gave China a “comply or die” proposal containing very specific demands, demands far beyond what China would possibly agree to. Last August China expressed their willingness to discuss the proposal. There were 142 different items, of which 30-40% China would probably agree to, another 30-40% were at least negotiable and 20% were unacceptable to China.