New progress made in latest round of China-U.S. trade talks
China and the United States have made new progress during the ninth round of high-level economic and trade talks, Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday.
During the talks, the two sides discussed the agreement text on technology transfer, protection of intellectual property rights, non-tariff measures, services, agriculture, trade balance and other issues and have achieved new progress, according to Xinhua.
The two sides decided to hold further consultations on the remaining issues.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, 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, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin co-hosted the talks in Washington from April 3 to 5.
Liu said during a meeting on Friday that the two sides will continue to promote healthy and stable economic and trade ties.