China says reserves right to retaliate to U.S. actions against its investments

Date: May 30, 2018
By: Yawen Chen and Seyoung Lee; Editing by Kim Coghill

BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States’ measures against China’s investments are against World Trade Organization

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar and China Yuan notes are seen in this picture illustration June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

rules, and China reserves the right to take countermeasures, the commerce ministry said on Thursday.

After trade tensions between the two countries appeared to cool following talks in Washington earlier in the month, the U.S. on Tuesday said it still holds a threat of imposing tariffs and will press ahead with restrictions on investment by Chinese companies in the United States.