US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, shown in July at the G20 conference in Argentina, confirmed that trade talks with China are on a back burner while the US pursues deals with Mexico, Canada and the European Union. Photo: AFP

US treasury secretary confirms what Trump suggested: trade talks with China are on the back burner

Steven Mnuchin tells CNBC that Washington’s priorities are now negotiating new deals with Mexico, Canada and Europe

Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, shown in July at the G20 conference in Argentina, confirmed that trade talks with China are on a back burner while the US pursues deals with Mexico, Canada and the European Union. Photo: AFP
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