Feb 09, 2019 05:11 PM

Top U.S. and Chinese Trade Officials to Meet This Week in Beijing

Top U.S. officials will arrive in China this week for a third round of negotiations to try to resolve their bilateral tariff dispute ahead of a March 1 deadline to avoid an increase in U.S. tariff rates.

A delegation headed by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for “principal-level meetings” that will take place from February 14 through February 15, the White House announced in a statement on Friday. Lower-level officials will begin meeting on Monday, with the U.S. delegation led by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish, who also led the first round of talks.

Register to read this article for free.
Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code
Copyright © 2017 Caixin Global Limited. All Rights Reserved.