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U.S. and China Reach Verbal Agreement on “Phase One” of Trade Deal, but Uncertainty Remains
I. Embrace Reality and Deal With It
President Trump on Sept. 12 announced that the U.S. would delay tariff increases on $250 billion of Chinese imports until Oct. 15, creating a possible opening for the two sides to reach an agreement during a round of negotiations scheduled for early October. In response, China exempted U.S.
Every day there are more headlines about China’s rise in 5G, the next generation of wireless communications technologies, and the economic and national security risks to the United States that go along with these developing technologies.
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
Face-to-face trade negotiations resumed this week between representatives of the United States and China for the first time since President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to restart talks in June. U.S.
On June 12, the Wall Street Journal broke the story that Chinese firm Huawei Technologies Co. had asserted more than 200 patents against Verizon Communications Inc., reportedly demanding more than $1 billion in licensing fees. On its face, this would seem to be a private patent dispute.
Xi and Trump Agree to Restart Trade Talks, With Slight Reprieve for Huawei in Sight
For the past several months, American policymakers have sought to convince allies, partners and potential partners to ban Chinese telecommunications company Huawei from supplying the entirety of, or components for, 5G communications networks around the world. This messaging campaign has centered primarily around concerns that Huawei could assist the Chinese government in spying on other countries or even shutting down or manipulating their 5G networks in a warlike scenario.