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Mnuchin Says Trade Talk With PBOC's Yi Gang Was Constructive

Steven Mnuchin with Yi Gang in Fukuoka on June 8.
Steven Mnuchin with Yi Gang in Fukuoka on June 8.Photographer: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool via Bloomberg
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tweeted that he had a "candid" and "constructive" talk on trade issues with People’s Bank of China Governor Yi Gang.

Mnuchin had earlier played down expectations for the meeting with Yi, which took place on the sidelines of a gathering of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers in Fukuoka, Japan.