Xi Jinping calls for US-China policy coordination

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for strengthening policy coordination between China and the US during their respective reform and restructuring processes.

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for strengthening policy coordination between China and the US during their respective reform and restructuring processes.

"The two countries should strengthen policy coordination during their respective reform and restructuring process," he said during his meeting with the special representative of US President Barack Obama, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew.

Explaining new set of reforms approved by the key leadership of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) this week, he said, "China`s comprehensive reform and opening-up will not only provide strong momentum to China`s development, but also bring more new opportunities for China-US economic cooperation and other countries in the world."

"By doing our own things well, China and the US, as the largest developing country and largest developed country, are making the biggest contribution to the world," Xi said.

"China will push forward reform with greater impetus and maintain the sustainable and healthy growth of the economy," state-run Xinhua quoted Xi as saying.

"China hopes the US advances restructuring, realises fiscal stability and sustainability and ensures steady economic recovery and growth," Xi said.

He called on the two countries to enhance cooperation in international and regional affairs, promote regional cooperation and world prosperity in an open and inclusive manner.
China-US relations have maintained a positive and stable development momentum. Both sides should continue to implement the important consensus reached between President Barack Obama and I, build a new type of major country relationship and keep high-level exchanges, Xi said.
Xi called on both sides to make the most of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), China-US High-level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange and China-US.