China, US hold phone call on economic, trade issues

The flags of China and the US hanging on a fence at an international school in Beijing, on Dec 6, 2018.
The flags of China and the US hanging on a fence at an international school in Beijing, on Dec 6, 2018.PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China and the United States have held a telephone call about trade and economic issues, China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday (Dec 19).

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