China, US officials meet for trade talks in Shanghai

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned China against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal. (AFP)

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shook hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He before beginning trade talks in Shanghai on Wednesday in a bid to end a year-long trade war.

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned China against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal, saying if he wins re-election in the November 2020 US presidential contest, the outcome will be worse for China.

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