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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