The U.S. announced Friday a delegation led by Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will visit Beijing next week for trade talks.
Lighthizer and Mnuchin will hold principal-level meetings Feb. 14-15 in the Chinese capital, the White House said in a statement.
The talks will be preceded by deputy-level negotiations beginning Feb. 11 led by Deputy Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish.
The U.S. and China wrapped up the last round of trade negotiations last week in Washington amid a 90-day pause in the countries' trade war agreed to by President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
The cease-fire expires March 2 at which point U.S. tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports are set to climb to 25 percent.
Trump said Thursday it is unlikely he will meet with Xi before the deadline.
By Michael Hernandez in Washington