China issues white paper on China-US trade talks
The State Council Information Office on Sunday issued a white paper to provide a comprehensive picture of the China-US economic and trade consultations, and present China's policy position on these consultations.
Wang Shouwen, vice-minister of commerce, answered questions on the white paper at a news conference on June 2.
Here are the highlights:
China does not want but is not afraid of a trade war
US-imposed tariff measures harm others and are of no benefit to itself
US-provoked trade friction perils entire world
US accusation of China IP theft, forced technology transfer unfounded
China-US trade, investment are mutually beneficial
US backtracks on commitments in China-US trade consultations
China committed to credible consultations based on equality, mutual benefit
China will not give ground on issues of principle
No challenge will hold back China's development
Cooperation is only correct choice for China and US
Source: China Daily