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 SchiefelbeinUS 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

Topic |   US-China trade war
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 SchiefelbeinUS 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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