US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin talk before last week’s negotiations in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He handed greater clout for Washington talks in bid to end trade war

  • Xi Jinping delegates authority to Liu through special envoy status to show Beijing means business as fresh talks begin
  • Possible memorandum of understanding to be discussed as clock ticks towards March 1, when tariff truce ends
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin talk before last week’s negotiations in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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