US censure of China's trade practices has reached a new high point under the Trump administration, with Beijing now being annoyed more than ever after Washington ordered an investigation into alleged intellectual property rights violations.
President Donald Trump has expressed hope trade talks between the US and China will leave 'nothing unresolved.' High-ranking officials from both sides are back at the negotiating table as talks enter their second day.
Washington and Beijing have signaled a positive turn in the latest talks to secure "the biggest deal ever made." But analysts remain deeply skeptical that a deal can be secured by March 1, when tariffs are set to rise.
The US president described the situation at the Mexico border as a national security crisis that requires a wall, saying "it's a great thing to do because we have an invasion." Legal challenges have already been filed.
Taiwan police have arrested at least six people for passing trade secrets to a Chinese company. Beijing has come under increased criticism for failing to stop intellectual property theft.
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