President Trump threatened to slap tariffs on China and Mexico during his campaign. Now the two nations could team up for their own trade deal.
China’s ambassador to Mexico, Qiu Xiaoqi, emphasized that China is ready to talk to Mexico about a “free trade agreement.”
“There is no difficulty from China’s side,” Qiu said last week. “We have great interest in deepening and broadening these ties.”
Trump is set to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto this week at the G20 Summit in Germany. It will be their first meeting since Trump took office. Trump will also sit down with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Trump’s meeting with Peña Nieto is critical for the United States and Mexico: Peña Nieto was supposed to meet Trump in Washington in January. Then Trump tweeted that he should only come if Mexico would pay for the border wall. Peña Nieto canceled …