Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) leads the Chinese delegation that will meet with US trade negotiators Robert Lighthizer (centre) and Steven Mnuchin on Thursday in Washington. They are pictured in Shanghai on July 31. Photo: AP

US and China make no progress on key trade issues in two days of deputy-level talks, sources say

  • The Chinese delegation refuses to talk about forced technology transfers, a core US grievance in the negotiations, a person with knowledge of the meetings says
  • Vice-Premier Liu He and his team may leave earlier than expected
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) leads the Chinese delegation that will meet with US trade negotiators Robert Lighthizer (centre) and Steven Mnuchin on Thursday in Washington. They are pictured in Shanghai on July 31. Photo: AP
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