China and the US Don’t Want a Trade War: Liu He


Senior economic advisor and politburo member Liu He (刘鹤) says that both China and the US have no interest in waging a trade war against each other.

Liu He recently paid an official visit to the United States from 27 February to 3 March, as part of efforts by Beijing to soothe escalating trade tensions. reports that during discussions held on the 3rd day of the National People’s Congress in Beijing, Liu said he had engaged in frank and constructive exchanges with the US government during his recent official visit.

According to Liu “both sides indicated that they do not want to engage in a trade war, and will continue to conduct deeper communications and in-depth negotiations, expediting bilateral cooperation.”