China, U.S. agree to maintain close contact after vice-ministerial level talks conclude
Updated 07:26, 13-Jan-2019
The latest round of vice-ministerial level negotiations on trade between China and the U.S. in Beijing concluded Wednesday, according to a statement issued by China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Thursday. 
The statement said both sides had "extensive, in-depth and detailed exchanges" on trade and structural issues of common concern, adding that they agreed to maintain close contact.
The talks were initially scheduled to last for two days but were extended by an additional half day.