May 9, 2018 / 7:54 AM / 16 days ago

China confirms vice Premier Liu He will go to U.S. to discuss trade

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s commerce ministry said on Wednesday Vice Premier Liu He will go to the United States to discuss trade at an appropriate time, accepting an invitation from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Liu He, vice chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), pauses after casting his ballot during the seventh plenary session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee

China and U.S. teams are in close communication, the ministry said in a statement on its website.

Reporting by Beijing Monitoring DESK

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