United States postponed the introduction of new duties against China
KIEV. 16 Nov. UNN. The administration of U.S. President Donald trump has postponed the introduction of a new round of import duties on goods from China to try to settle the trade disputes with Beijing through dialogue. Such information is the U.S. representative for trade negotiations Robert Leitheiser gave some executives, said Thursday the newspaper Financial Times citing a source, reports UNN.
However, the spokesperson of the office of Leithauser told the Financial Times that plans to introduce a new round of import duties against China had not been cancelled.
Leithauser, as reported by Reuters with reference to his representative, denied the above newspaper information. According to him, the US representative at trade negotiations did not make any statements to the heads of companies about changing the intentions of Washington. “The plan for the introduction of fees… have not changed. Any other message is wrong”, — said the press Secretary of Leithauser.
Earlier Thursday, the official representative of the Ministry of Commerce of China Gao Feng said that the Chinese government and the government of the United States resumed bilateral talks on settlement trading-economic contradictions from the 1st of November, when took place the phone conversation of President of China XI Jinping and U.S. President Donald trump.
As reported UNN, the United States is committed to a cold war with China if Beijing does not change its policy. This was confirmed on Tuesday in an interview with The Washington Post Vice-President Michael Penny.