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MNI BRIEF: China, U.S. Should Meet HalfWay On Lifting Tariffs

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China and the U.S. should meet 'halfway' and make joint efforts to create conditions for economic and trade cooperation, Shu Jueting, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Commerce told a briefing Thursday, after Washington's recent comment about considering the easing of additional tariffs on Chinese goods imposed since 2018.

“The earlier the tariffs are lifted, the sooner consumers and businesses will benefit at the backdrop of high inflation,” said Shu, adding that China always believe the cancellation of all additional tariffs is beneficial to both sides.

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China and the U.S. should meet 'halfway' and make joint efforts to create conditions for economic and trade cooperation, Shu Jueting, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Commerce told a briefing Thursday, after Washington's recent comment about considering the easing of additional tariffs on Chinese goods imposed since 2018.

“The earlier the tariffs are lifted, the sooner consumers and businesses will benefit at the backdrop of high inflation,” said Shu, adding that China always believe the cancellation of all additional tariffs is beneficial to both sides.