Chinese Official Says ‘Consensus is Steadily Increasing’ in Trade Talks with U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 27: Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow listens during a news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House November 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. Kudlow spoke on President Donald Trump’s upcoming trip to Argentina to attend the Group of …
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JOHN CARNEY

With just one day to go before President Donald Trump meets with China’s Xi Jinping, officials between the two countries are making progress but differences remain, according to a Chinese official quoted by Reuters.

“Consensus is steadily increasing,” said Wang Xiaolong, the director general of the Foreign Ministry’s department of international economic affairs, according to Reuters. “There are also differences.”

President Trump said on Friday that National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow and his staff were leading negotiations in Buenos Aires before the Saturday night dinner.

 

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