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Commerce readout of Ross meetings in China highlights friction over U.S. actions

September 28, 2017 at 5:14 PM
The Commerce Department on Sept. 25 issued a readout of meetings between Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and senior Chinese government officials that touted a "friendly and honest exchange of views" on a host of trade issues but acknowledged significant frictions over U.S. actions and rhetoric. Ross and the U.S. ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, "met separately with Premier Li Keqiang, Vice Premier Wang Yang, MIIT Minister Miao Wei, NDRC Chairman He Lifeng, and Party Econ and Finance Director Liu He,"...

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