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-US comprehensive economic dialogue, held a video conversation with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday morning at US request.
The two sides held a pragmatic and candid exchange of views on topics such as the macroeconomic situation and the stability of the global industrial and supply chains. Their exchanges were constructive.
The two sides agreed that strengthening macro-policy communication and coordination between China and the United States is of great significance as the world economy is facing severe challenges, and jointly maintaining the stability of the global industrial and supply chains is in the interests of both countries and the whole world.
The Chinese side expressed its concern about issues including removing additional tariffs on China and sanctions by the US, and fair treatment of Chinese enterprises.
The two sides also agreed to maintain communication.