Steven Mnuchin Japan's Taro Aso

Europe, Japan Still Not On Board with 'Trumponomics'

Officials from the Group of Seven nations met in southern Italy hoping to hear more about Trump's plans which they fear will revive protectionism and set back the global approach to issues such as banking reform and climate change.
Rex Tillerson Yang Jiechi

China Open to "Mutually Beneficial" Economic Relations

China's state news agency, Xinhua, quoted Yang as saying China was willing to work with Washington "to enhance exchanges on all levels from top down" and to broaden communication and coordination on regional and global issues, while respecting "each other's core interests and major concerns."