What China Has and Hasn’t Done to Address US Trade Gripes

“There’s more of a trajectory today than we’ve probably seen since the 3rd plenum of the 18th party congress’’ in November 2013, according to Jacob Parker, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council in Washington. China’s leaders at that time laid out plans for the biggest expansion of economic freedoms since at least the 1990s, only for subsequent implementation to underwhelm. In a January 2017 speech at Davos, President Xi Jinping again raised expectations of a new era of reform.