BEIJING - Chinese President Hu Jintao said on Tuesday that he had agreed with U.S. President Barack Obama to increase international cooperation, after frank, constructive and fruitful talks in Beijing.

There are signs of revival, but still no firm recovery in the international financial situation, Hu said, adding that the two sides had reiterated commitments to increase dialogue on macroeconomic issues and resolve economic and trade frictions.

The two countries achieved broad consensus Hu said, and agreed to fight protectionism and to try to ward off future financial and economic crises.

(Reporting by Chris Buckley, writing by Lucy Hornby; editing by Benjamin Kang Lim)