As U.S. and China Near Trade Deal, Enforcement Is Key

The New York Times: As the United States and China edge closer to a trade agreement, the ability to reach a final deal is coming down to a central question: Will Beijing live up to its promises?

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, in a CNBC interview on Wednesday, said that the countries had “pretty much agreed” on an enforcement mechanism for a trade deal, adding that both sides would establish “enforcement offices” to deal with continuing trade matters.

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