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Japan, China agree to enhance financial cooperation

China's Finance Minister Xiao Jie (R) talks with his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso (L) during their meeting in Yokohama, near Tokyo, on May 6, 2017.
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China's Finance Minister Xiao Jie (R) talks with his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso (L) during their meeting in Yokohama, near Tokyo, on May 6, 2017.

Japanese and Chinese finance ministers agreed on Saturday to enhance cooperation through bilateral dialogue on their economies and policy steps.

The two ministers also agreed to hold the next bilateral economic dialogue in 2018 in China, a joint statement issued after their meeting showed.