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U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer to lead talks with China: White House

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By David LawderWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead negotiations with China over tariffs, market access and structural changes to intellectual property practices over the next 90 days, the White House has confirmed, potentially signaling a harder U.S. line. On Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping declared a trade truce, agreeing to hold off on new tariffs following months of escalating tension. The two sides also agreed to negotiate over the next 90 days.Lighthizer leading the talks marks a shift from the ...

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 23:01 IST
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