‘New consensus’ reached on US-China trade, says Chinese Vice Premier Liu He



Yen Nee Lee | CNBC

  • Chinese Vice Premier Liu He met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House’s Oval Office on Thursday.
  • The two countries are trying to strike an agreement and end a potentially devastating trade conflict.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping, through a message conveyed by Liu, told Trump that both sides have made new and substantial progress on key issues regarding trade in the past month, according to Xinhua.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said a new consensus has been reached between China and the U.S. on the text of a trade agreement that they are negotiating, according to official state news website Xinhua.

Liu led a delegation to Washington this week to meet with U.S. officials for another round of high-level negotiations as the two sides seek to end a potentially devastating trade conflict. On Thursday, Liu met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House’s Oval Office.

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