It would be easier for companies to establish offices and branches in the other region and sell significant shares in companies to investors in the other party. [1] However, the deal could still derail during the time it takes Xi Jinping and Donald Trump to put ink on paper – and it is unlikely to have been backed by revelations in the New York Times that Washington secretly wanted to expel two officials from the Chinese embassy earlier this year. According to Robert Lighthizer, the US Trade Representative, the first phase of a us-China trade deal is „fully completed“, although the text has not yet been translated, as Beijing is still unwilling to back up Donald Trump`s claims on the scope of the agreement. A majority of interviewees supported the immediate consultation and revision of the CSSTA, as well as greater transparency in the negotiation process and better communication within the government on the pacts with China and the future review of all cross-border pacts by the executive yuan and the National Security Council. [15] A bill to monitor agreements with China was proposed in April 2015, but was not elected in committee. [16] The continuation of the trade war poses a particular risk to U.S. farm workers as Beijing replaces tariffs on important crops such as soybeans from the country, while granting Chinese importers waivers for 11 million tons of products. . .

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