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U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week, Trump hints at extension

16 Feb 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but U.S. President Donald Trump repeated on Friday that he may extend a March 1 deadline for a deal and keep tariffs on Chinese goods from rising. | Video

Exclusive: China offers to end market-distorting subsidies but won't say how

15 Feb 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China has pledged to end market-distorting subsidies for its domestic industries but offered no details on how it would achieve that goal, according to three people familiar with the U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing this week.

U.S. trade envoys to meet China's Xi, no decision on deadline extension

14 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The Trump administration's top two negotiators in trade talks with China will meet on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, but there has been no decision to extend a March 1 U.S. deadline for a deal, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday. | Video

U.S., China upbeat on trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh

12 Feb 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their seven-month trade war, but a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea cast a shadow over the negotiations in Beijing. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

21 Jan 2019

(This Jan 18 story was refiled to delete extraneous wording in paragraph 15) | Video

China condemns Trudeau's remarks about Canadian's death sentence

15 Jan 2019

BEIJING/OTTAWA China denounced Canada on Tuesday for "irresponsible" remarks after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused it of "arbitrarily" sentencing a Canadian to death for drug smuggling, aggravating already icy relations. | Video

In Beijing talks, U.S. seeks details on Chinese goods purchases, trade promises

10 Jan 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON U.S. officials used three days of trade talks in Beijing to demand more details on China's pledge to make big purchases of American goods, as well as to push for ways to hold China to any commitments on changes to industrial policies. | Video

U.S., China can reach trade deal 'we can live with': U.S. Commerce secretary

07 Jan 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross predicted on Monday that Beijing and Washington could reach a trade deal that "we can live with" as dozens of officials from the world's two largest economies resumed talks in a bid to end their trade dispute.

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