Top diplomats Antony Blinken and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar pledge to stretch their multilateral security partnership, underscoring deepening of ties between both countries concerned over China's growing influence in the region.
New American intelligence report rules out Chinese meddling in the 2020 US presidential elections.
Exports spiked 60.6 percent on-year in the January-February period, well above analysts' expectations, while imports rose 22.2 percent, with electronics and textile exports such as masks contributed to the spike in outbound shipments.
Beijing hopes that US policymakers will move to bring China policy back to reason to ensure healthy and steady development of bilateral relations, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at a forum in the Chinese capital.
China's warning comes after New York Stock Exchange's statement that it would delist China Telecom Corp Ltd, China Mobile Ltd and China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd.
China's state councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi says there is now an opportunity for the country and the US to "open a new window of hope".
Agricultural purchases and the dollar-yuan exchange rate will also be among the topics to be discussed in the virtual meeting that may take place as early as this week, though a date has not been finalised.
After the last of Beijing diplomats departed the Chinese consulate in Houston, law enforcement cordoned off the area and US officials were seen entering the complex after using tools to force open a door.
"Today China is increasingly authoritarian at home, and more aggressive in its hostility to freedom everywhere else," Pompeo said in a California speech.
China slammed the US move, which came one day after the unveiling of a US indictment targeting two Chinese nationals for allegedly hacking hundreds of companies worldwide and seeking to steal virus vaccine research.
The Trump administration also said the US will impose travel bans on employees of the Chinese technology giant Huawei and other Chinese companies the US believes is assisting governments in cracking down on human rights.
As share markets flatlined on as uncertainty over the outlook for US interest rate cuts, the Chinese yuan's slump sapped their appetite for risk, with dealers saying state-owned banks were seen selling dollars to support the yuan.
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