The Latest: China, US trade talks adjourn until next week

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the media as he leaves a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, escorted by bodyguards and a delegation leaves a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the media as he leaves a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, and his deputy Jeffrey D. Gerrish, right, leave a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's Vice Premier Liu He, center, pose for a photo with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Friday, March 29, 2019. (Nicolas Asfouri via AP, Pool)
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the media as he leaves a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer leaves a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and his deputy Jeffrey D. Gerrish leave a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, is escorted by bodyguards and a delegation leaves a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, third from left, is escorted by bodyguards and a delegation leaves a hotel in Beijing, Friday, March 29, 2019. U.S. trade negotiators lead by Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war over China's technology ambitions as officials hint they might be making progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

BEIJING — The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks (all times local):

Chinese and U.S. negotiators have wrapped up trade talks in Beijing with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying they were "constructive."

Mnuchin said in a tweet Friday that he looked forward to continuing the talks in Washington next week.

The representatives posed for photos at a government guest house in western Beijing but did not comment about the state of negotiations in front of reporters.

Neither side provided any details on the status of the talks or said if major progress had been made.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is due to visit Washington next week to lead Beijing's delegation to the talks on resolving a dispute over technology and industrial policy. It has resulted in both sides imposing heavy punitive tariffs on each other's exports.

___

10:10 a.m.

Trade negotiators from China and the U.S. are resuming talks to try to resolve their tariff dispute over China's technology ambitions.

Representatives of both sides arrived Friday morning at a government guest house in western Beijing where they posed for photos but did not comment about the state of negotiations in front of reporters.

President Donald Trump expressed optimism about the talks last week, saying, "we're getting very close." The chief American envoy, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, said this week questions about details and enforcement remained.

Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attended a working dinner Thursday night with their Chinese counterpart, Vice Premier Liu He, who is to travel to Washington next week. Talks are due to last the entire day Friday.

You may also interested in

'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood...

May 23, 2017

The Aamir Khan film "Dangal" about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers has...

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

May 24, 2017

Censors blocked China's internet users from seeing Google's online broadcast of a national go...

Senior China official gets life in prison for...

Jun 1, 2017

The former head of China's statistics bureau has been sentenced to life in prison after being...

China controls information about ailing Nobel...

Jul 12, 2017

As China faces mounting pressure to let imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo go...

China media dominated by Xi, reinforcing image as...

Oct 26, 2017

Newspapers, TV and magazines are dominated in images of President Xi Jinping, reinforcing his...

Sign up now!