China's Vice-Premier Liu He is set to take part in the talks with US trade representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Photo: Reuters

China to demand US remove tariffs in exchange for agricultural purchases in talks on Friday

  • US trade representative Robert Lighthizer, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He will speak by telephone on Friday
  • Talks follow negotiations in Washington earlier this month that appeared to take steps closer to a ‘phase one’ deal to calm a nearly 16-month trade war
Topic |   US-China trade war
China's Vice-Premier Liu He is set to take part in the talks with US trade representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Photo: Reuters
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