Chinese, US chief trade negotiators hold telephone conversation

Wednesday, 2019-07-10 10:45:10
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(Illustrative image). A cargo ship loaded with containers is seen at the Lianyungang Port in Lianyungang City, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo: Xinhua)
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Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on July 9 evening held a telephone conversation with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin as invited, the Ministry of Commerce said on July 10.

Liu, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue, exchanged views with the US officials on implementing the consensus reached by the two heads of state on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka.

Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan joined the conversation, the ministry said.

Xinhua