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China, US commerce ministers talk about pragmatic ties

This combo photo shows China's Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao (left) and US Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo. (PHOTOS / AFP & SCIO.GOV.CN)

BEIJING – China's Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao and US Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo talked over phone Thursday and exchanged views on relative issues and concerns in a frank and practical way.

During the talks at the invitation of the US side, Wang and Raimondo stressed the importance of dialogue and communication between China and the United States in the business field, and agreed to promote the healthy development of pragmatic cooperation on trade and investment while properly handling differences.

The two sides also agreed to maintain communication in their working relationship. 

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