US, China launch trade talks to avert tariff war

China has offered to cut its trade surplus with United States by $200bn, according to media reports, amid fresh round of talks in Washington aimed at averting a trade war.

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    China is denying reports it has offered to buy $200bn in American goods as part of concessions to avert a trade war between the two countries.

    Delegations from the two sides are holding talks in Washington, DC.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports.


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