May 26, 2023 00:13 GMT
US Commerce Secretary & China Commerce Minister Meet In Washington
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Some details have been released of the meeting in Washington between US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and China's Commerce Minister Wang Wentao. The US Commerce Department stated that "The two had candid and substantive discussions on issues relating to the U.S.-China commercial relationship, including the overall environment in both countries for trade and investment and areas for potential cooperation."
- The US Commerce Secretary also raised concerns over the treatment of US companies operating in China.
- From China's side it expressed concern around US chip policy and its broader trade policies towards China. They also stated the meeting was candid and constructive.
- Both sides agreed to keep communication lines open on trade concerns.
- The China Commerce Minister is also expected to meet with US Trade Representative Tai in Detroit as part of the APEC meeting of trade ministers.