China agrees with U.S. to push forward implementation of Phase 1 trade deal


BEIJING, Aug 25 (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it agreed with the United States to continue pushing forward the implementation of the bilateral Phase 1 trade deal reached earlier this year during a call between the two countries' top trade negotiators.

Vice Premier Liu He spoke with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, China's commerce ministry said in a statement. The two sides had constructive talks on the trade deal and strengthening macroeconomic policy coordination, the ministry said.

(Reporting by Roxanne Liu and Tony Munroe; writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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