The US Treasury Department has removed China from its list of currency manipulators ahead of a new US-China trade deal. Chinese regulators have been accused of devaluing the yuan to make exports more competitive.
The United States has dropped its designation of China as a currency manipulator, the US Treasury Department announced. The action comes as the first phase of a US-China trade deal is due to be signed in Washington on Wednesday.
The Trump administration branded China a currency manipulator in August, accusing Beijing of devaluing its currency to make exports more competitive. At the time, Chinese authorities had allowed the yuan to devalue against the US dollar to its weakest point in 11 years, according to the US Treasury.
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