Deputy Prime Minister of China to visit Washington for trade negotiations
WASHINGTON: Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Will Visit US For Trade Talks This Week, Beijing Said Tuesday, Discussing A Sudden Increase In Tension After US President Donald Trump Vowed To Impose New.
US Officials Have Said That China Has Gone Back To Substantial Commitments Made During Months Of Negotiations To End Their Blue War. This Concern Caused Trump To Say On Sunday That He Would Raise Rates For $ 200 Billion In Chinese Goods From 25% To 10% At The End Of The Week, And Would Soon End Up With Rates.
The Higher Rates Would Come Into Effect On Friday If No Deal Is Reached, Said US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Monday.
Trump ' S Tweets Ended A Five-month Cease-fire In A Trade Dispute That Cost The Two Countries Billions Of Dollars.
Fears Unraveling The Negotiations Fed The Speculation That China Could Cancel Liu's Scheduled Visit. China ' The Trade Ministry Confirmed That Liu, Who Is Leading The Negotiations For Beijing, Will Visit The US On Thursday And Friday.
The Ministry Has Not Worked Out Or Given The Expected Topics For Discussion. Beijing Answer ' Is Reserved And Tuesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang Said That Mutual Respect Was The Basis For Reaching A Deal.