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China, US smoothly conclude 9th round of high-level trade talks

Updated: Apr 7,2019 6:51 AM     Xinhua

WASHINGTON — China and the United States concluded the ninth round of high-level economic and trade talks which ran in Washington from April 3 to 5.

Vice-Premier Liu He, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue, co-hosted the talks with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

The two sides discussed the agreement text on technology transfer, protection of intellectual property rights, non-tariff measures, services industry, agriculture, trade balance and enforcement mechanism, and achieved new progress.

The two sides also decided to continue their consultations regarding the remaining issues through various effective means.