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China warns Trump against moves that could hurt bilateral trade ties

Trump has threatened to hit Mexico and China with high tariffs once he takes office

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

China's commerce ministry said on Friday that deepening commercial cooperation with the United States will not change when U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, but warned against moves that could hurt bilateral trade ties. Trump made trade a centrepiece of his presidential campaign and railed against what he said were bad deals the United States had made with other countries. He has threatened to hit Mexico and China with high tariffs once he takes office on Jan. 20. Shen Danyang, the spokesman for the ministry, told a news briefing in Beijing that the ...

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First Published: Fri, December 23 2016. 11:36 IST
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