Steve Bannon: China and US can avoid trade war — if Beijing stops 'appropriating our technology'

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon attends a ceremony at the White House April 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon attends a ceremony at the White House April 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Washington will release the results of an investigation into alleged Chinese intellectual property theft before a Sino–U.S. summit in Beijing so both sides can reset bilateral trade with “a whole series of negotiations”, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told the South China Morning Post.

In Hong Kong for an investors forum, Bannon said on Tuesday that China and the United States had “a lot of issues over trade that need to be worked out” but conflict between them could be avoided.

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