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Chinese and US Chief Trade Negotiators for High-level Trade Consultation Hold Telephone Conversation

On the evening of October 25, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the CPC, Vice Premier of the State Council and chief of the Chinese side of the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue Liu He held a telephone conversation with the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin upon invitation. The two sides agreed to properly resolve their core concerns and confirmed that the technical consultations on some of texts were basically completed. The two sides confirmed that they have reached consensuses that the US regulatory systems for importing Chinese-made and cooked poultry and catfish products have the same effects and China removes the ban on the export of American poultry meat to China and applies public health information system of meat products. The chief of the two sides will hold telephone conversation again in the near future, during which the working team will continue to work hard in consultations.

Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan, Governor of the People's Bank of China Yi Gang, and Deputy Director of the National Development and Reform Commission Ning Jizhe participated in the conversations.

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