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Trade war

Team Trump seeks to roll back 'Made in China 2025'

Trade delegation heads to Beijing with eye to future industrial supremacy

Trump's delegation to China this week includes (left to right) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- With top American trade officials traveling to China this week, the U.S. is elevating pressure on Beijing not only to address the massive trading imbalance between their nations but also to reconsider its push to promote high-tech industries at home.

A delegation including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross visits China on Thursday and Friday. They are expected to meet with Chinese officials including Vice Premier Liu He, President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser.

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