US cancels trade planning meeting with China, source says

US cancels trade planning meeting with China, source says

The White House rejected a trade planning meeting with Chinese counterparts this week due to outstanding disagreements between the two sides over the enforcement of intellectual property rules.

Kayla Tausche. Should Beijing and Washington fail to agree on a permanent solution, President Donald Trump has said he will reinforce punitive tariffs on about roughly half of all Chinese exports to the U.S.

Asked for comment, the White House told CNBC that “”the teams remain in touch in preparation for high level talks with Vice Premier Liu He at the end of this month.”

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Published at Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:21:00 +0000

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