FILE Image: China’s Vice Foremost Liu He turns with U.S. Trade Agent Robert Lighthizer by way of a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Business office at the White Home in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese Vice Foremost Liu He spoke by telephone with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Agent Robert Lighthizer and the two sides made extra substantive progress on trade talks, Xinhua data firm spelled out on Friday.
The report spelled out the telephone took location on Thursday. It gave no other factors.
Reporting by Ben Blanchard and Judy Hua Boosting by Robert Birsel