China, U.S. start new round of trade talks in Washington

Published or Updated: Oct 11, 2019

High-level economic and trade consultations between China and US is scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) - China and the United States kicked off here on Thursday a new round of high-level consultations to address their differences on outstanding economic and trade issues.

The Chinese delegation is led by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-U.S. comprehensive economic dialogue, and the U.S. team is headed by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

This round of high-level economic and trade consultations is scheduled for Thursday and Friday. The two teams had previously started working-level negotiations.