On July 30-31, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council and chief of the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue Liu He, the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held the 12th China-US High-level Economic and Trade Consultations in Shanghai. In accordance with the important consensus of the two heads during their meeting Osaka, the two sides conducted frank, efficient and constructive in-depth exchanges on major issues of common concerns in the economic and trade field. The two sides also discussed that China will increase its procurement of US agricultural products according to domestic needs and the US will create favorable conditions for the procurement.
Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan, Governor of the People's Bank of China Yi Gang, Deputy Director of the National Development and Reform Commission Ning Jizhe, Deputy Director of the Central Finance Office, Vice Minister of Finance Liao Min, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Zheng Zeguang, Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology Wang Zhijun, Deputy Director of the Central Agricultural Office, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Han Jun and Vice Minister of Commerce and Deputy China International Trade Representative Wang Shouwen attended the consultations.
The two sides will hold the next round of high-level economic and trade consultations in the United States in September.
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