Vice-Premier Liu He (right) will meet the US’ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (centre) on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

Chinese trade talks team hints at broad agenda as October 15 tariffs deadline looms

  • Liu He heads delegation to meet US’ Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin on Thursday and Friday
  • Fresh US tariffs on Chinese goods are due to take effect next week
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Vice-Premier Liu He (right) will meet the US’ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (centre) on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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US President Donald Trump (far left) looks on as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (second from right) explains the Chinese delegation’s cancelled farm visit. Photo: Reuters

China trade talks will happen in two weeks, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says

  • Scheduled round of talks still on, after cancellation of farm visit by Chinese delegation adds uncertainty
  • Donald Trump appears surprised by news of the visit’s cancellation, which Mnuchin tells him was at US’ request
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US President Donald Trump (far left) looks on as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (second from right) explains the Chinese delegation’s cancelled farm visit. Photo: Reuters
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