Trade Chief Tai Says US Faces ‘Very Large Challenges’ on ChinaEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

WASHINGTON/BEIJING—U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday that the United States still faces “very large challenges” in its trade and economic relationship with China that require the Biden administration’s attention across the board. Tai spoke with Reuters in an interview before her first virtual call with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a meeting in which she raised “issues of concern,” according to her office. “During their candid exchange, Ambassador Tai discussed the guiding principles of the Biden-Harris administration’s worker-centered trade policy and her ongoing review of the U.S.-China trade relationship, while also raising issues of concern,” the USTR said. China’s commerce ministry described the talks as “a candid, pragmatic, and constructive exchange.” “Both sides view the development of bilateral trade as very important. [Both sides] exchanged views on issues of mutual concern and agreed to maintain communication.” The meeting marked the first formal engagement between the trade chiefs of …Read More

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