U.S.-China deputy-level trade talks to begin Thursday in DC: USTR

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deputy trade negotiators for the United States and China will meet in Washington beginning on Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Monday. The U.S.

Reuters September 17, 2019 02:06:50 IST
U.S.-China deputy-level trade talks to begin Thursday in DC: USTR

USChina deputylevel trade talks to begin Thursday in DC USTR

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deputy trade negotiators for the United States and China will meet in Washington beginning on Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Monday.

The U.S. and Chinese governments have said that they expect deputy-level trade talks to resume during mid-September in Washington, but have not made public a specific date. That meeting is to be followed by a meeting of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin with China's top negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, in early October.

A spokesman for Lighthizer said the deputies would begin meeting on Thursday in Washington, but gave no further details.

(Reporting by David Lawder and Andrea Shalal)

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