Corrected: Chinese officials to visit U.S. farmland as trade talks continue - U.S. agriculture chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects to remove reference to Lighthizer and Mnuchin in second paragraph.) A Chinese delegation will visit American farm regions with U.S. officials next week in an effort to build goodwill amid ongoing trade negotiations, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told reporters on Thursday.

Reuters September 20, 2019 03:07:10 IST
Corrected: Chinese officials to visit U.S. farmland as trade talks continue - U.S. agriculture chief

Corrected Chinese officials to visit US farmland as trade talks continue  US agriculture chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects to remove reference to Lighthizer and Mnuchin in second paragraph.)

A Chinese delegation will visit American farm regions with U.S. officials next week in an effort to build goodwill amid ongoing trade negotiations, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told reporters on Thursday.

"They want to see the production of agriculture. I think they want to build goodwill," Perdue said, adding that it was unclear where specifically they would visit.

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Susan Heavey and Chris Reese)

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