US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (left) and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are seen outside the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington on Friday. Photo: AP

No resolution as US-China trade war talks end and Beijing delegation reportedly prepares to leave Washington

  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said negotiations had concluded for the day but still characterised them as constructive
  • After raising tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports, USTR warns of new tariffs on another US$300 billion
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (left) and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are seen outside the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington on Friday. Photo: AP
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Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.