State Councillor Yang Jiechi will meet senior American officials on Monday and Tuesday to discuss "bilateral ties and issues of common concern", the foreign ministry announced late Sunday.
Construction workers and contractors were among those arrested on suspicion of negligence that caused the blaze, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Three of nine injured people being treated in hospital are in critical condition, Xinhua news agency said.
"The crux of the Korean nuclear issue lies with the differences between the DPRK and the United States," foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters Friday at a regular press briefing.
France remained Germany's second largest trading partner while the US slipped from first to third place, as bilateral trade contracted by five percent to 165 billion euros.
The Treasury secretary has pulled back from economic pledges, downgrading the growth target and indicated there is no hurry to attack China over its currency.
President Xi Jinping implicitly criticized the protectionist tendencies of the new US president at the economic forum in Davos.
At least 269 human infections reported in country since January, with at least 87 fatalities, according to state media
Ten other people were injured in the attack Tuesday evening in Pishan county, according to an announcement issued by the government of the nearby city of Hotan.
The billionaire president had seemed intent on adopting a hard line against the Asian giant on a wide range of issues from trade to security.
Just after he won the November election, Trump provoked Beijing's ire by accepting a congratulatory call from Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen.
Manila does not want the Sibutu Passage between Malaysia's Sabah state and the southern Philippines to turn into a Somalia-style pirate haven, coast guard officials said.
The invitation to former vice health minister Huang Jiefu to the conference comes as the Holy See bids to improve relations with the Asian giant, long stalled over conflicts about who should control the Catholic church in China.
Three ships entered the waters surrounding the uninhabited chain, the Japan Coast Guard said in a statement. The isles are controlled by Japan as the Senkakus but claimed by China as the Diaoyus.
The fire broke out at around 5:26 pm (0926 GMT) Sunday in eastern Zhejiang province, the official Xinhua news agency reported. It was extinguished in less than two hours.
The Senkaku islands, known in China as the Diaoyus, sit in rich fishing grounds and are at the centre of a festering row between Tokyo and Beijing, which claims they have been part of Chinese territory for centuries.
The bird flu strain H7N9, which can cause serious respiratory illness, strikes most commonly in winter and spring.
Spicer said Monday that the US "is going to make sure we protect our interests" in the sea.
Xu Xiang's was the first insider trading case to be brought to court in the country and involved more than 40 billion yuan ($5.8 billion), respected Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported.
Huang Xingguo, 62, headed the response committee after the explosion rocked Tianjin in August 2015, devastating a huge swathe of the port city.