CHINA New round of China-US trade talks to start in Beijing

CHINA

New round of China-US trade talks to start in Beijing

CGTN

17:55, March 28, 2019

China's Commerce Ministry (MOFCOM) said on Thursday that the US delegation will arrive in Beijing for the eighth round of high-level China-US economic and trade consultations later Thursday.

Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng (Photo: mofcom.gov.cn)

"A working dinner will be held tonight and the talks are expected to last for a full day on Friday," Ministry spokesperson Gao Feng said at a regular press conference.

"Both sides have achieved some progress during previous phone calls," added Gao.

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were invited to visit China for the new round of trade talks.

This round of high-level consultations is scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday.

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