The two sides are trying to hammer out a deal ahead of the March 1 deadline when USA tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports are scheduled to increase to 25 percent from 10 percent.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for principal-level meetings that will take place February 14-15, the White House statement said.
As U.S. -China trade negotiations resumes with deputy level meetings, the two countries are trying to hammer out a deal before the March 1 deadline.
A White House official said last Friday that preparations were under way and the talks would continue to focus on pressing Beijing to make structural reforms.
Gerrish left his hotel in downtown Beijing on Monday morning without talking to the media.
The Chinese delegation will be led by Vice Premier Liu He, who will be joined by central bank governor Yi Gang.
President Trump has also said he's unlikely to meet President Xi Jinping before the deadline, dampening hopes of a speedy resolution.
While officials seemed optimistic after talks last week in Washington, more recent comments have jarred financial markets, amplifying concerns about how the dispute will affect global growth.
Washington is demanding far-reaching changes from China to address unfair practices it says are deeply unfair, including theft of American intellectual property and the massive Chinese trade surplus.
China has offered to boost its purchases of U.S. goods during the truce, but is likely to resist calls for structural changes to its industrial policy including slashing government subsidies, said Louis Kuijs of Oxford Economics.
Escalating tensions between the United States and China have cost both countries billions of dollars and roiled global financial markets.
Markets have had drastic reactions to headlines concerning trade.
Last month, the International Monetary Fund lowered its global economic growth forecast for this year from 3.7 per cent to 3.5 per cent.