Business Roundtable Statement on U.S.-China Talks at G20 Summit

June 29, 2019

Washington – Business Roundtable today released the following statement from Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc. and Chair of the Business Roundtable Trade & International Committee, regarding trade talks between the United States and China at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan:

“Business Roundtable is encouraged that President Trump and President Xi agreed to resume trade negotiations and suspend any further tariff escalation. We continue to support the Administration’s efforts to address long-standing unfair trade practices and urge both parties to conclude an agreement that addresses structural issues in China and removes tariffs. The CEO members of Business Roundtable will continue to assist in achieving a successful outcome.”