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What the U.S. wants from China on trade

Mnuchin and Ross in Beijing for negotiations. Photo: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images

A high-level delegation of U.S. officials, led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is in Beijing for trade talks with the Chinese. And, per a document reviewed by multiple news outlets, Washington has laid out its demands.

One big ask: Cut the trade deficit by $200 billion by 2020. Last year, the deficit reached an all-time high of $375 billion.