"Consensus is steadily increasing," said Wang Xiaolong, the director general of the Foreign Ministry's department of international economic affairs.
"There are also differences," Wang added.
Lighthizer said he would be surprised if Saturday's dinner between Trump and Xi "wasn't a success." (Reporting by Michael Martina, writing by Cassandra Garrison)
(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)