US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) spoke over the phone on Friday. Photo: AFP

US and China cite progress in trade war negotiations during phone call

  • Chinese commerce ministry cites ‘consensus on principles’ after Vice-Premier Liu He speaks with USTR’s Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin
  • US side cites ‘progress in a variety of areas’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He (right) spoke over the phone on Friday. Photo: AFP
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.