US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin with People‘s Bank of China governor Yi Gang. Photo: Bloomberg

US President Donald Trump ‘perfectly happy’ to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods if talks fail to progress, Steven Mnuchin says

  • US Treasury Secretary puts ball back in Beijing’s court, saying Washington prepared to ‘move forward’ as long as China accepts its terms
  • Official tweeted earlier about ‘candid’ trade discussion with People’s Bank of China governor Yi Gang
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin with People‘s Bank of China governor Yi Gang. Photo: Bloomberg
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.