US should not politicise trade issues, China’s Li Qiang tells Janet Yellen in response to ‘overcapacity’ concerns

by Amber Wang and He Huifeng at

Chinese Premier Li urges Washington to view industrial capacity ‘objectively’ in meeting with US Treasury Secretary Yellen in Beijing
Yellen, who is on a five-day visit to China, says the two countries should not avoid ‘tough conversations’
Chinese Premier Li Qiang urged Washington not to politicise economic issues but to take an objective view on industrial capacity, during talks with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in Beijing on Sunday.
“The United States should look at the capacity issue objectively and dialectically from the point of view of the market economy and from a global perspective, and on the basis of economic laws,” Li said, according to official news agency Xinhua.