USA & Chine trade deputies meet in Washington amid deep differences

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On: Sep 2019

The United States of America and China’s deputy trade negotiators resumed face-to-face discussions for the first time in nearly 2 months on Thursday, because the globe’s two largest economies try to build up deep police difference and look out for a way out of their enduring trade dispute.

Reportedly, the discussions which will extend into Friday, are said to be laying the groundwork for high-level negotiations in early October month that will clearly evaluate whether the two nations are working toward a solution or looking for new and maximum tariffs on each other’s goods.

According to the recent reports, a delegation of about 30 officials of China, led by Vice Finance Minister Liao Min who met counterparts at the office of the US Trade Representative’s (USTR) near the White House. While, on the other hand, the US delegation led by the Deputy US Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish.

The talks are observed focusing mainly on agriculture, including United States demands that China needs to increase purchases of US soybeans and other farm commodities. It is also stated that two discussion meetings over the tow days will cover most significant points such as agricultural issues, while just one will be anticipated to the strengthening of Chinese intellectual property protections and the forced transfer of the American technology to firms of China.

“The source said that” Discussions on agriculture will receive an asymmetric amount of air time.” Additionally, one of these session will also focus on American president Donald Trump’s demand that China trim shipments of the synthetic opioid fentanyl to the America.

The American president is keel to offer export opportunities for the farmers of the USA. A key Donald Trump political constituency that has been impacted by the Chinese retaliatory tariffs on the United States soybeans and other agricultural products.