US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) listens as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He talks while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China on February 15, 2019. Photo: Reuters/Mark Schiefelbein
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) listens as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He talks while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China on February 15, 2019. Photo: Reuters/Mark Schiefelbein

US team to fly to Beijing next week for new round of talks to end trade war – as reports say China is pushing back against American requests

  • US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to meet Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He
  • Officials had hoped that Donald Trump would be able to host Chinese President Xi Jinping by the end of this month, but talks have bogged down

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) listens as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He talks while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China on February 15, 2019. Photo: Reuters/Mark Schiefelbein
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) listens as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He talks while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China on February 15, 2019. Photo: Reuters/Mark Schiefelbein
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