"(Diplomats) don't know who is the final decision maker.
Kathy Jones, the chief fixed income strategist at Charles Schwab, said, "any indication that the United States and China are resolving trade differences would likely be good for EM assets", especially Asian stocks. If you look at their economy, the Chinese economy is not doing well. "Of course, presumably the President would take the final decision". Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials have held meetings in each Beijing and Washington, DC. But who is playing what role?
"This is a very good example of American intervention into Chinese internal affairs", Mr Cui said, adding that USA officials would not be pleased to see Chinese warships in the Gulf of Mexico. The latest round of the United States tariffs came into effect in September, which deteriorated the situation even further.
Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to discuss trade at next month's Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, in what will be the first direct U.S.
Cui was also asked about Vice President Mike Pence's recent speech on U.S.
"They've made too much money for too long", he went on. -China relations. The ambassador dismissed as "groundless" Pence's assertion that China is interfering in US elections, contending that China has "a very good track record" of not inserting itself in other countries' internal affairs.
China's state-run newspapers are typically not known to run advertising supplements from US media organizations.
At the same meetings, Chinese officials received an unusual gesture of support when Mexico's former president Ernesto Zedillo counseled them to follow the example set by Mexico and Canada during their recent re-negotiations with the US on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
He doubled-down on his accusation that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election, but insisted China also interfered and poses a bigger threat than the Kremlin.
"But I rely on them, it's not in our country", Trump said, referring either to British accusations against Russia, or Russian denials thereof. "It's clear that there couldn't have been a different answer", Peskov added. Despite current tensions the two have a "good working relationship", he said.
Also appearing on Fox, he said China has grown frustrated in trade talks because of conflicting signals from the Trump administration.