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US Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to US President Donald Trump's earlier statements that US dialogue with Beijing was continuing.

[WASHINGTON] US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to US President Donald Trump's earlier statements that US dialogue with Beijing was continuing.

Asked at a briefing whether Mnuchin was headed back to Beijing for more talks, the spokesman said: "As the secretary has indicated, the negotiations will continue. We do anticipate, as the secretary indicated yesterday, that we will plan for a meeting in China at some point soon."

The spokesman provided no further details on the timing of a potential visit, but said that Mr Trump was planning to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in late June at a Group of 20 leaders summit in Japan.

REUTERS

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