Beijing: The heads of the negotiating teams of China and the US have spoken on how to implement the consensus reached by the Presidents of the two countries, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Munchin via phone on Tuesday evening, the ministry said in a brief statement posted on its website.
The phone call was aimed at implementing consensus reached by the US and Chinese Presidents, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, during their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan last month, according to the ministry, reported Efe news. A US official confirmed the call and said the continued negotiations were aimed at resolving the outstanding trade disputes between the two countries. Both sides will continue these talks as appropriate, the US official said. (IANS)