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China and US discuss plans for trade talks

 

December 12, 2018



BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating that negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive.

Vice Premier Liu He talked by phone with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about "the promotion of the next economic and trade consultations," said a two-sentence Commerce Ministry statement. It gave no other details. Lighthizer's office confirmed the phone call with Liu but provided no additional informati...



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