China commerce ministry says U.S., China have resumed high-level trade talks

Reuters  | Nov 15, 2018 02:45AM ET

China commerce ministry says U.S., China have resumed high-level trade talks

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have resumed high-level talks on trade, the Chinese commerce ministry's spokesman Gao Feng said at a weekly press briefing in Beijing on Thursday, without giving details.

Earlier this month, after a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought the Washington would make a deal with Beijing on trade but stood ready to levy more tariffs on Chinese goods if no progress is made.