Chinese, U.S. chief trade negotiators hold phone talks

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-08 11:42:24|Editor: huaxia

Photo taken on Sept. 24, 2015 shows the national flags of China (R) and the United States on the Constitution Avenue in Washington, capital of the United States.(Xinhua/Bao Dandan)

BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, 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, held a phone conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Friday morning.

The two sides agreed that they should enhance macroeconomic and public health cooperation, create a favorable atmosphere and conditions for the implementation of the China-U.S. phase-one trade deal, and strive for positive outcomes.

They also agreed to maintain communication and coordination.