Optimism surrounds ninth round of US, China trade talks

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From left, U.S. Deputy Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, China’s Vice Premier Liu He, Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBC) and National Development and Reform Commission Vice Chairman Ning Jizhe pose for a group photo at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Friday, March 29, 2019. (Nicolas Asfouri/Pool Photo via AP)

China and the U.S. take steps toward ending their months-long trade dispute.

Negotiators for the two sides are holding their ninth round of talks, this time in Washington.

Vice Premier Liu He is leading the Chinese team, trying to build on the progress at talks last week in Beijing.

CGTN’s Nathan King explains.

Dan McClory on ninth round of US-China trade talks

The U.S. and China opened a ninth round of talks aiming to further narrow differences in an ongoing trade war. Dan McClory is the managing director and head of the China department for Boustead Securities. He spoke with CGTN’s Elaine Reyes about the latest round of talks.