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US damaged the atmosphere for trade talks – state media

The US has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves and without sincerity, there was no point in coming for talks and nothing to talk about, said China's state media on its social media account, part of stepped-up patriotic and combative rhetoric as China-US trade tensions escalate.

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to Beijing soon to continue trade talks with Chinese negotiators as the world’s two largest economies try to end their months-long trade war. But China’s Commerce Ministry said on Thursday it had no . . .

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