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US and Chinese officials meet in Beijing for last-ditch effort to end trade war

BEIJING - American and Chinese officials met in Beijing on Thursday for high-level trade talks in an effort to reach a deal to end a bruising trade war, after President Trump told reporters that talks were "going along very well."

U.S. tariffs on $200 million in Chinese goods are due to rise from 10 percent to 25 percent if there is no deal by March 1, although that deadline may shift to allow Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet next month if the Beijing talks go well.

With differences remaining, a meeting between the two

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