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China, U.S. to cease new tariffs and continue trade talks

Top News2018-12-02

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, agreed on Saturday to continue the trade talks between the two countries and stop imposing new tariffs, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.Wang's remarks to the press came at a briefing following the closely watched Xi-Trump working dinner that concluded earlier in the day.The two sides also agreed to step up negotiations toward the elimination of all additional tariffs, Wang said.The Xi-Trump meeting was friendly and candid, Wang said, adding that the two have agreed to "have further exchange of visits at an appropriate time."He also said that China and the U.S. "can and should" ensure the success of their relations. The two countries shoulder increasing responsibilities for world peace and stability, and they have more common interests than differences, Wang noted. In addition, China and the United States have also agreed not to impose more tariffs starting Jan. 1, says Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen.(CGTN)

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, agreed on Saturday to continue the trade talks between the two countries and stop imposing new tariffs, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Wang's remarks to the press came at a briefing following the closely watched Xi-Trump working dinner that concluded earlier in the day.

The two sides also agreed to step up negotiations toward the elimination of all additional tariffs, Wang said.

The Xi-Trump meeting was friendly and candid, Wang said, adding that the two have agreed to "have further exchange of visits at an appropriate time."

He also said that China and the U.S. "can and should" ensure the success of their relations. 

The two countries shoulder increasing responsibilities for world peace and stability, and they have more common interests than differences, Wang noted. 

In addition, China and the United States have also agreed not to impose more tariffs starting Jan. 1, says Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen.

(CGTN)

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