Yellen to hold talks with China’s economic chief from Thursday

World Economy

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will meet with China’s top economic policy chief He Lifeng for two days in San Francisco starting Thursday to discuss bilateral issues as well as potential areas for cooperation on global challenges, a senior official said.

The talks will take place just before Yellen hosts a meeting of finance ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and days ahead of a potential summit between the presidents of the United States and China.

The senior Treasury official said the United States is hoping to establish a “more common understanding about the pr...

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