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Day 221-225: February 11-15, 2019 – US and China hold trade talks in Beijing The US and China hold trade talks in Beijing. On Friday, February 15, Xi meets with the top negotiators from the US , in what is widely interpreted as a goodwill gesture. At the end of negotiations, the US and China continue to have differences , but agree to keep talking in Washington the following week. Day 217: February 7, 2019 – Trump says he will not meet with Xi before trade deal deadline Trump says that he will not meet with Xi in-person before the tariff ceasefire expires on March 1, 2019. Previously, on January 31, Trump said that he would meet with Xi in- person in February. Day 209-210: January 30-31, 2019 – US and China hold 2-day trade talks in Washington D.C. The US and China hold in-person talks in Washington D.C., with Liu He leading China’s trade delegation. During the negotiations, China offers to buy five million tons of US soybeans. Trump announces that he will meet with Xi in-person in February. Day 201: January 22, 2019 – US cancels preparatory talks with China The US White House reportedly cancel a trade planning meeting with two Chinese vice ministers ahead of trade talks to be held in Washington D.C. US officials cited disagreements over the enforcement of IP rules as the reason for the cancellation. Day 186-188: January 7-9, 2019 – US and China engage in 3-day trade talks in Beijing
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On January 7, official delegations from US and China began trade talks, which were held in Beijing – the first face-to-face meeting since agreeing to a 90-day truce , which ends March 1. RELATED NEWS Shifts in China’s Industrial Supply Chain and the US-China Trade War Originally scheduled to take place over two days, the discussions extended a day further after many issues remained unresolved. China’s top economic adviser Liu He also made a surprise appearance at the talks, which were intended to be at a vice- ministerial level only. The discussions were divided into two areas – ‘trade issues’, which included trade imbalances in certain sectors and ‘structural issues’, such as forced technology transfers, intellectual property protection, and non-tariff barriers. After the talks, China’s Commerce Ministry issued a statement that the talks were “extensive and established a foundation for the resolution of each other’s concerns.” The USTR issued a statement announcing China’s pledge to purchase a “substantial amount of agricultural, energy, manufactured goods, and other products and services from the US”, but noted that several outstanding issues remain. The official statement can be found here . Both sides have agreed to continue to keep in close contact. Day 162: December 14, 2018 – China to temporarily lower tariffs on US autos; resumes buying US soybean exports China’s Ministry of Finance announces that it will temporarily remove additional 25 percent tariffs on US autos and five percent tariffs on certain US auto parts for three months, beginning on January 1, 2019.
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