Trump Meets with Chinese Vice Premier to Discuss Ties
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(Yicai Global) Feb. 1 -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to discuss bilateral ties at the White House.

Trump said he is looking forward to meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping and the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will lead a negotiating team to Beijing around the middle of February. 

China and the U.S. have made "important progress" in its current stage negotiation and will keep close communication to work on a trade deal that benefits both sides, according to an earlier statement from the Chinese delegation in Washington.

Liu, 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, leads a delegation with members from major economic sectors of the Chinese government.




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