The US is under no pressure to make deal with China, the US President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday.
According to him, the Wall Street Journal wrote that US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin invited Chinese officials to negotiate, amid growing political pressure in the US on Trump.
The Wall Street Journal has it wrong, we are under no pressure to make a deal with China, they are under pressure to make a deal with us. Our markets are surging, theirs are collapsing. We will soon be taking in Billions in Tariffs & making products at home. If we meet, we meet?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 13, 2018
Trump administration intends to impose sanctions on Chinese goods imports worthy $200 billion. Washington offered Chinese officials to resume trade negotiations.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters that China welcomes this invitation, and the parties are discussing the details.