US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) and their delegations resume trade talks at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP

New round of US-China trade talks begins in Washington with eye toward reaching framework for final deal

  • Beijing is expected to announce a large purchase of US agricultural and energy products, which will be incorporated into the overall agreement
  • Key structural issues yet to be resolved include forced technology transfers, cybertheft and market access
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) and their delegations resume trade talks at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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The trade war between China and the US means that relations between the two nations will never be the same again, a Communist Party insider says. Photo: Bloomberg

China-US trade deal coming soon, Huawei’s Meng to be released in weeks, Communist Party insider predicts

  • Beijing will take steps to reduce trade imbalance but won’t bow to pressure to make major economic reforms, adviser Xie Maosong says
  • Trade war means relations between two countries will never be the same again, according to the Communist Party adviser
Topic |   China Conference

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The trade war between China and the US means that relations between the two nations will never be the same again, a Communist Party insider says. Photo: Bloomberg
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