Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He is believed to be planning a trip to Washington, following a telephone conversation on Friday with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Photo: Kyodo

China’s top trade negotiator Liu He heads to US in bid to kick start new talks on easing tensions

  • Vice-Premier had cancelled plan to visit Washington in September, but planned Xi-Trump meeting has improved chances of making progress
  • Chinese sources say the atmosphere is better now, but warn US president’s volatility gives reason to be cautious
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He is believed to be planning a trip to Washington, following a telephone conversation on Friday with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Photo: Kyodo
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