CGTN Published: 2020-05-08 10:52:01
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.
In this Oct. 11, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, center right, shakes hands with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center left, after a minister-level trade meeting at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington. [File photo: AP]
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.