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New round of US, China trade talks begins in Beijing
February 11, 2019

A new round of trade talks between the United States and China began in Beijing today to reach an agreement prior to the first of next month, a deadline set by President Trump.

According to White House statement, after preliminary discussions, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will attend the main round of talks on Thursday and Friday.

China has offered to boost its purchases of US goods during the truce.

Meanwhile,the International Monetary Fund has warned of a possible economic storm as growth forecasts dip.