Chinese, U.S. chief trade negotiators agree to strengthen cooperation
Updated 12:39, 08-May-2020

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He held a phone conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday morning.

The two sides agreed to remain in communication and to strengthen cooperation in macro-economy and public health, and create a favorable atmosphere and conditions for the implementation of the China-U.S. phase 1 trade deal.

They also vowed to strive for positive outcomes and agreed to maintain communication and coordination.

Liu is also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-U.S. comprehensive economic dialogue.