Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, addresses a ceremony to present the Chinese Government Friendship Award to foreign experts, in Beijing, China, Sept. 30, 2021.
China's Vice Premier Liu He spoke with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Oct. 26 via video call and talked about the macroeconomic situation and bilateral relations, according to a statement from China's commerce ministry.
Yellen "frankly raised issues of concern," the U.S. Treasury later said in a short separate statement, which did not elaborate on the concerns but added that Yellen looked forward to future discussions with Liu.
Both sides said it was important for the two countries to strengthen communication and coordination on macroeconomic policies, according to the Chinese side's readout.
China also expressed its concerns over U.S. tariffs and the fair treatment of Chinese companies, it said.
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