Tradelines News

Get the latest news and updates on cross-border customs and international trade.

China: Trade Talks With the U.S. Are Back On, Delegation Will Head to Washington

(Jethro Mullen – CNN)

China says new talks with the United States are set to take place amid the trade war between the two economic superpowers.

The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced Thursday that a delegation will travel to the United States later this month for talks. The visit is at the invitation of the United States, the ministry said in a short statement.

Previous rounds of talks between the two countries failed to make much progress, resulting in the outbreak of a trade war that has already hurt businesses on both sides of the Pacific. The countries imposed steep tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's exports this summer and have threatened more. Click here to read more.