'Hard deadline': US-China must reach trade deal by 1 March, says Lighthizer

US trade representative says new tariffs will be imposed if trade negotiations are not achieved by the 90-day deadline

US-China trade negotiations must achieve success by 1 March or new tariffs will be imposed, US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, clarifying the “hard deadline” after a week of seeming confusion among Donald Trump and his advisers.

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Source: theguardian