© Reuters. WASHINGTON is contemplating A VISIT to CHINA, BEIJING WELCOMES
BEIJING (Reuters) – China expressed Sunday the fact that Washington intended to go to Beijing to discuss business and economic matters, in a context of a trade dispute between the two leading economies of the world.
“The chinese authorities have learned that the United States accounted for visit Beijing to discuss trade issues and economic. China welcomes this.”, one can read in a press release of the ministry of Commerce.
The us Treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin, said on Saturday that it was considering a visit in China, and that it would continue to discuss with its chinese counterparts.
“I’m not going to comment on the date and nothing is confirmed, but a visit is to study”, he commented.
The United States and China are mutually threatened in recent weeks billions of dollars in tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war.
(Gao Lianging and Elias Glenn, Arthur Connan for the French service)