China says ready to enhance exchanges with U.S. on trade, economic front

Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao attends a State Council Information Office news conference in Beijing

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is ready to enhance exchanges with the United States on the trade and economic fronts, Wang Wentao, the country’s new commerce minister, said on Wednesday.

He looks forward to working with U.S. colleagues to focus on cooperation and manage differences, Wang told reporters in a news conference.

(Reporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)