China plan new trade talks for deal by end of April - WSJ
March 19 (Reuters) - Top U.S. and China negotiators are
planning new rounds of talks starting next week to end a trade
dispute between the two nations, the Wall Street Journal
reported on Tuesday.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury
Secretary Steven Mnuchin expect to fly to Beijing the week of
March 25 to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, who will pay
a return trip to Washington, D.C. the following week, the report
said, citing Trump administration officials.
Talks between China and the United States are in the final
stages, with a target date for a deal by the end of April,
according to the report https://www.wsj.com/articles/lighthizer-mnuchin-to-travel-to-beijing-11553015413?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1.
Washington and Beijing have slapped import duties on each
other's products that have cost the world's two of the largest
economies billions of dollars, roiled markets and disrupted
manufacturing and supply chains.
Representatives of the U.S. Treasury and Office the U.S.
Trade Representative could not be immediately reached for
comment. The White House had no immediate comment.
(Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru)
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