China and Japan have resumed high-level financial talks after a hiatus of almost eight years in an indication of bettering ties of their often-frosty relationship.

The Japan-China Excessive-Stage Financial Dialogue was being held Monday in Tokyo for the primary time since August 2010. The Chinese language aspect was led by Overseas Minister Wang Yi, the primary go to by a Chinese language international minister for bilateral talks since 2009.

Asia’s two largest economies have motive to cooperate within the face of President Donald Trump’s strikes to impose tariffs on imports from their international locations and his calls for that they open their markets extra to American exports.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is headed to the US this week to satisfy Trump.