China’s Vice-Premier Liu He says the trade war talks will continue in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s Vice-Premier Liu He says ‘small setbacks’ will not derail trade war talks

  • Despite ending without a deal, lead negotiator describes latest talks in Washington as ‘constructive’, says next round will be held in Beijing
  • In candid interview, Liu outlines differences between the two sides but rejects allegations China reneged on earlier commitments
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s Vice-Premier Liu He says the trade war talks will continue in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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

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
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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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