The US Treasury Department building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC
17 August, 2018, 13:59
Cinna's Commerce Ministry says visiting at the invitation of the US.
News of the meeting boosted the Chinese yuan and helped cap losses in China's stock markets.[CNY/][.SS].
United States futures also gained, as Dow e-minis gained 0.45 per cent on the news.
"The lower rank of the delegation suggests that both sides remain far apart, and an agreement reached for this visit is very unlikely", Jonas Short, head of the Beijing office at investment bank Everbright Sun Hung Kai, wrote in a note. Trump has threatened to impose duties on virtually all of the more than $500 billion of Chinese goods exported to the United States.
Washington slapped 25% tariffs on $34bn of Chinese goods in early July, leading Beijing to respond with similar levies, and further tariffs on $16bn of Chinese goods are due to come into effect on 23 August.
Trump has insisted on imposing tariffs on China and some USA allies for national security reasons, even as Republicans and Democrats alike have warned that the policy will ultimately hurt American workers.
The last round of talks took place in early June, . when U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Beijing.
Previous rounds of talks between the two sides failed to make much progress, resulting in the outbreak of a trade war.
Reuters reported Thursday that representatives from the Treasury Department will meet with China's Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen and other officials in Washington, D.C. The invitation for the talks may have been meant to steady markets, they said.
China is sending a trade envoy to Washington in a renewed effort to end a worsening tariff dispute that has raised worries it will chill global economic growth.
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