World Economy

China, US hold phone call on economic, trade issues

Key Points
  • The two superpowers held a phone-call on Wednesday, according to China's Commerce Ministry.
President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping make joint statements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Nov. 9, 2017.
Jonathan Ernst | Reuters

China and the United States have held a telephone call about trade and economic issues, China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday.

The call was at a "vice ministerial level", the ministry said in a one-line statement, without providing any other details.