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USTR says China pledges to buy 'substantial amount' of U.S. goods in talks

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(Reuters) - has pledged to purchase "a substantial amount" of agricultural, and manufactured goods and services from the United States, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Wednesday after U.S.-trade talks wrapped up in

In a statement that gave few details on specific outcomes, USTR said the two sides discussed "ways to achieve fairness, reciprocity and balance in trade relations between our two countries."

U.S. and Chinese officials also discussed issues related to intellectual property protections and the need for any agreement that resolves the trade dispute between the world's two largest economies "to provide for complete implementation subject to ongoing verification and effective enforcement," USTR said.

(Reporting by and Chris Prentice, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 21:05 IST