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Saturday, March 30, 2019, 17:43
China-US trade talks make progress
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Saturday, March 30, 2019, 17:43 By chinadaily.com.cn

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (center), US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pose for a photo at the eighth round of China-US consultations on economic and trade issues in Beijing. (XINHUA)

China and the United States made new progress on trade and economic issues in their eighth round of consultations , Xinhua news agency reported late on Friday.

China and the US have been expediting their economic and trade consultations, with a goal of implementing the consensuses reached by both countries' leaders in December

The two sides discussed "relevant texts of agreement" during the two-day talks, co-chaired by Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the State-run media said.

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The meeting was a prelude to the ninth round of high-level talks scheduled next week in Washington that Vice-Premier Liu is set to attend.

China and the US have been expediting their economic and trade consultations, with a goal of implementing the consensuses reached by both countries' leaders in December.

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