U.S.-China trade conflict: How to restore trust?

China and the U.S., in the trade war, by their rhetoric and actions, seem to be digging in for a long battle. What’s worse is the talk of decoupling the American and Chinese economies. If the attitudes are hardening, is a compromise becoming more difficult to achieve? The U.S. demands are well-known. But what does China want? How are tariffs actually working? China says it follows the rules but the U.S. alleges that China breaks the rules. So what is the way forward to restore the trust?