US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said the trade war with China was now “on hold” after the world’s largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider agreement. Photo: AFP

Chinese stocks rise to 2-month high as Mnuchin says trade war ‘on hold’

China agrees to buy more US agricultural and energy products to help narrow what has become a record bilateral trade deficit, the White House said in a joint statement with China following two days of negotiations

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US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said the trade war with China was now “on hold” after the world’s largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider agreement. Photo: AFP
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