In public statements aides like Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, and Peter Navarro, a White House trade adviser, have played down the impact of the trade wars on markets, the US economy and companies.
"I think there's a very good chance that we will get a reasonable settlement that China can live with, that we can live with and that addresses all of the key issues".
"The relevant action by the USA vessel violated Chinese laws and relevant global laws, infringed upon China's sovereignty, and undermined peace, security and order of the relevant waters", Lu said.
The latest operation comes as U.S. and Chinese officials convened in Beijing to carry out the first trade talks since the meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald J. Trump at the 2018 Group of 20 leaders' summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The United States has long complained about access to the vast Chinese market and Beijing's demands USA companies reveal their technology advances.
The American delegation is led by a deputy US trade representative, Jeffrey D. Gerrish, and includes agriculture, energy, commerce, treasury and State Department officials.
Still, talks between the world's two biggest economies have repeatedly yielded no breakthroughs since they started in May, and Beijing has repeatedly said it won't cave to USA demands.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said that the conduct of the US ship had violated China's and worldwide law, and that China had sent military ships and aircraft to identify and warn off the ship.
China has made "stern representations" to the U.S. after an American destroyer sailed through waters claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea.
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China's Commerce Ministry said ahead of the meeting that it would last only two days.
Hundreds of billions in levies. And to me those are immediate trade.
The Trump administration is dealing with an increasingly strong China that has its own pressing needs, said the Global Times, which is published by the ruling Communist Party. "China's development has ample tenacity and huge potential", Lu said.
China's foreign ministry also made a similar assessment.
The trade spat has been a major overhang and the effects of tariffs on billions of dollars of goods have started showing up in economic data and a reduction in analysts' estimates for earnings growth rates at S&P 500 companies.
The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday the two sides were narrowing their differences, with Chinese officials offering greater purchases of U.S. goods and services and Cabinet-level follow-up meetings expected later this month.
Neither Chinese nor United States officials have given any details about the discussions.
The U.S. delegation includes under secretaries from the U.S. departments of agriculture, commerce, energy and treasury, as well as senior officials from the White House.
"From the beginning we have believed that China U.S. trade friction is not a positive situation for either country or the world economy", Lu said.