China says it is in close touch with U.S. on trade deal signing ceremony


BEIJING (Reuters) – China says it is in close touch with the United States on a trade deal signing ceremony, after U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will have a ceremony to sign the recently struck Phase 1 trade deal.

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a daily briefing Wednesday. He did not provide a specific date.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Himani Sarkar