Japan, China to discuss currency swap pact
Jiji -- Aug 29
Japan and China are expected to discuss reinstating their currency swap pact at their financial dialogue to be held in Beijing on Friday, informed sources said Tuesday.

The two countries will also exchange opinions on the intensifying trade row between the United States and China, the sources said.

The Japan-China financial dialogue will be the first since May 2017. The upcoming talks will be attended by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso and his Chinese counterpart, Liu Kun, among other participants.

The meeting is apparently intended to lay the groundwork as well for a summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping that may take place in October.

In their talks held in Tokyo in May, Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed to bring back the two countries' currency swap pact at an early date.

News source: Jiji
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