US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) listens as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He speaks while they line up for a group photo in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters

US to raise tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday, Robert Lighthizer says, accusing Beijing of back-pedalling on trade commitments

  • US negotiators recommending increasing tariffs to 25 per cent if agreement not reached by Friday
  • Delegation from China will be in Washington from Thursday to continue talks; Vice-Premier Liu He expected to attend
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) listens as Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He speaks while they line up for a group photo in Beijing in February. Photo: Reuters
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