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Mnuchin: China BIT on the agenda only if quicker, specific deals can be reached

June 6, 2017 at 3:39 PM
The conclusion of a U.S.-China bilateral investment treaty is on the Trump administration’s agenda, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday, but only if agreements can be struck in the short term to resolve specific issues. “It’s on our agenda; I wouldn’t say it’s at the very top of our agenda,” Mnuchin said at the U.S.-China Business Council’s annual membership meeting. “I think what we’re looking for is opposed to just negotiating a large agreement, we’re looking to negotiate very...

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