Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He will meet US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Photo: Reuters

China, Donald Trump keep expectations low ahead of trade talks in Shanghai

  • Next round of negotiations – the first since early May – will be held at symbolic venue for bilateral relationship, the Xijiao State Guest Hotel
  • Chinese state media does not expect any big breakthrough this week, and US president says Beijing could hold out on a deal until after 2020 election
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He will meet US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Photo: Reuters
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.