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Chinese vice premier meets U.S.treasury secretary on economic cooperation

12-15-2010 18:10 BJT

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan met with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner here Tuesday to discuss the global economic situation and boost bilateral economic cooperation.

The two sides agreed that maintaining healthy and stable China-U.S. economic relations is in the fundamental interest of both countries.

They also said that in today's complex economic situation, the two countries should continue to strengthen cooperation in economy and trade, investment and finance. This will promote a strong, sustainable and balanced growth for the two economies and the global economy, they said.

The Chinese vice premier arrived in Washington Monday with a delegation of nearly 100 officials for the 21st meeting of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade.



Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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