USTR Katherine Tai says she expects to meet Chinese counterpart Liu He ‘in the near term’



US tariffs on Chinese goods will remain in place for now, but the top US trade official said on Wednesday that she expects to meet with her Chinese counterpart, Vice-Premier Liu He, “in the near term” for talks that will help determine whether the punitive levies will remain in place.“A lot of this is going to hinge on the conversations that we have with China, and our assessment of the effectiveness of the US China trade and economic agreement,” said US Trade Representative Katherine Tai,…