Robert Lighthizer

17/04/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan and U.S. agree to include e-commerce and digital services in new trade talks

Japan said Tuesday it has started talks with the United States over cutting tariffs on agricultural and industrial products, and that the two sides agreed to include digital trade as part of the new negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement.
16/04/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan and U.S. kick off first day of trade talks with focus on cutting tariffs on goods

WASHINGTON - Japan and the United States agreed Monday to focus mainly on tariffs on goods such as agricultural and industrial products as they started negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement, according to economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi.
15/04/2019
Economía Financial Times - Reino Unido Economía Internacional James Politi

Lighthizer faces crunch time as US-China trade talks near finish

In at least two phone conversations in recent days, Mr Lighthizer, flanked by Mr Mnuchin, was again pushing Liu He, the top Chinese negotiator, to give some additional ground. The two sides have been close to a final deal for weeks, but have continued to haggle on the biggest sticking points in the talks.
10/04/2019
Economía Financial Times - Reino Unido Economía Internacional James Politi

US threat of $11bn EU tariffs increases tension

09/04 - 13:30 - Trump wants to impose levies on helicopters and cheese in response to Airbus subsidies
05/04/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Margaret Talev

Trump Says China Trade Deal Isn’t Ready But May Be ‘Monumental’

04/04 - 18:58 - President says may take as long as six weeks to prepare deal. Lighthizer says major issues remain unresolved in trade talks.
01/04/2019
Economía The New York Times - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Ana Swanson

China Purchases Could Undercut Trump’s Larger Trade Goal

WASHINGTON — At the heart of President Trump’s negotiations with China is a troubling contradiction: The United States wants to use the trade talks to encourage the country to adopt a more market-oriented economy. But a key element of a prospective deal may end up reinforcing the economic power of the Chinese state.
29/03/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Jenny Leonard

China, U.S. Pore Over Details of Agreement Text to End Trade War

Chinese and U.S. negotiators have been working line-by-line through the text of an agreement that can be put before President Donald Trump and counterpart Xi Jinping to defuse a nearly year-long trade war, according to officials familiar with the matter.
28/03/2019
Economía South China Morning Post - China Economía Internacional Wendy Wu

Lost in translation? How verbal mishaps and lack of Chinese-language document threaten US-China trade deal

Misunderstandings and China’s concerns about being bullied have created distance, says Michael Pillsbury, an outside adviser to Donald Trump. Having no Chinese-language text of the 120-page draft agreement Beijing was potentially agreeing to could present an obstacle
20/03/2019
Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional

Top US trade officials head to China next week for new trade talks

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday (March 19).
12/03/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Shawn Donnan

Fear of Trump Walking on Xi Haunts China as Trade Talks Near End

Beijing plays coy on summit, uncertain it can trust Trump. Trump battling his own reputation for last-minute surprises
18/02/2019
Economía Forbes - Estados Unidos Kenneth Rapoza

Dear China, Get Ready For 25% Tariffs

In two weeks, China will probably be hit with 25% tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods. If not by March 1, then after any trade truce ends—supposedly 60 days later assuming an extension is still on the table.
15/02/2019
Economía The New York Times - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Keith Bradsher

China Cites Progress in U.S. Trade Talks as Deadline Looms

President Xi Jinping of China meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, the United States trade representative Robert Lighthizer, second from left, and Chinese officials at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.
11/02/2019
Economía South China Morning Post - China Economía Internacional Sarah Zheng

US-China trade war: negotiators give nothing away as talks resume in Beijing

Talks between vice-minister-level representatives expected to set scene for top-tier meeting later in week. Analysts remain wary that a comprehensive deal can be reached by the end of the month
07/02/2019
Economía Miami Herald - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Darlene Superville

No plans yet for US, China presidents to meet on trade

06/02 - 17:43 - There are no plans yet for President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet soon in hope of finalizing a trade deal, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday.
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