(David Lawder & Michael Martina – Reuters)
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was determined to stop China from “taking our jobs, taking our money” as U.S. and Chinese negotiators met for a second day to try to avert a tariff war and find ways to boost U.S. exports to China.
China earlier denied assertions from U.S. officials on Thursday night that Beijing had offered a package of concessions and goods purchases aimed at reducing the U.S. trade deficit with China by as much as $200 billion.
“This rumour is not true. This I can confirm to you,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular news briefing, adding that consultations in Washington “are constructive.” Click here to read more.
- Xi Jinping Says ‘China Can Come Out of Trade War in Better Shape Than U.S.’ (SCMP)
- China Denies $200 Billion Package to Cut U.S. Trade Deficit (NBC News)
- Trump: I ‘Doubt’ China Trade Negotiations Will Succeed (CNBC)