US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He lead their delegations as they begin trade negotiations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

Protesters rush Beijing delegation as US-China trade war talks start with meeting between VP Liu He and USTR Robert Lighthizer

  • Protesters, angry about Beijing’s relocation of citizens, confronted members of the Chinese delegation as they left their hotel on Wednesday morning
  • Among the talks’ priorities are protection of US intellectual property, the forced transfer of US technology through joint ventures and enforcement mechanisms
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He lead their delegations as they begin trade negotiations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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Observers say further rounds of talks are needed ahead of the March 1 deadline. Photo: AFP

China and US face two more rounds of talks if they want to end trade war before March 1 deadline

  • Diplomats and observers say both sides will need more talks after the latest round of negotiations finishes in Washington this week
  • Even if the two sides reach a deal to prevent tariff increases after March 1 deadline, further talks may be needed to reach a final deal
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Observers say further rounds of talks are needed ahead of the March 1 deadline. Photo: AFP
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