The Soca Warriors went under 4-2 to China despite a spirited fightback in Qinhuangdao.
China went ahead 3-0 with goals from Jian Ning and a double by Zhang Yuning.
Substitute Willis Plaza then got a double to pull Trinidad and Tobago back to 3-2.
However, Hu Rentian then restored the two-goal cushion with a powerful drive from just inside the area as China won 4-2.
The match ended a three-game away tour in which Trinidad and Tobago also lost 4-0 to Peru and 3-1 to Uruguay.