An employee inspects cargo handling equipment at a container terminal in the China (Shandong) Pilot Free Trade Zone in Qingdao, Shandong province. [Photo by Zhang Jingang/For China Daily]

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He held a phone call with US trade officials on Tuesday morning, with both sides agreeing to continue to promote the implementation of the phase-one trade agreement.

According to a statement the Ministry of Commerce released on Tuesday morning, Liu held a phone call with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Both sides held constructive talks on cementing cooperation in macroeconomy and agreed to strive to create a favorable condition for implementing the phase-one trade deal between the two countries, the statement said.

Liu is 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.

Via China Daily

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