Mnuchin says Trump putting trade war with China ‘on hold’

President Trump signs an order paving the way for trade sanctions against China on March 22. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration is putting its trade war with China “on hold” after two days of talks in Washington that he said had produced agreement on increased Chinese purchases of American products and measures to make it easier for U.S. companies to operate in China. President Trump had threatened to impose tariffs on $150 billion in Chinese imports unless China made widespread changes in industrial policies that he said required U.S. companies to surrender technology secrets to do...

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