10 May 2019
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He arrived in Washington on Thursday for the 11th round of high-level economic and trade consultations with the U.S. side. Liu told reporters upon his arrival that he came to Washington with sincerity. The vice premier also commented on the U.S. remarks that the Chinese economy will be hit harder than the U.S. economy if the trade negotiations fail to reach an agreement.
The United States announced on Wednesday that it will raise tariffs on 200 billion U.S. dollars' worth of Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent as of May 10.