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As US-China Trade Talks Progress, More Work Needs to Be Done

Jacob Parker on the US-China trade war and the 'phase one' trade deal

By Xie Yi Updated Nov.17

After nearly 18 months into the US-China trade war, the world’s two largest economies are to sign the phase one trade deal. What does this long-awaited interim trade agreement mean for the US-China relationship? Jacob Parker, vice president of the US-China Business Council, sat down with NewsChina and shared his insights on what is driving the two governments to push for a deal at this moment, the possible effects of an economic decoupling and the future of what is arguably the most important bilateral relationships in the world.