Treasury's Lew urges China to ensure fairness for U.S. exporters

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Posted: May 16, 2016 2:51 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday urged China to implement economic reforms that will help ensure fairness for U.S. exporters.

In a call with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, Lew called on Bejing to liberalize its investment environment, reduce excess industrial capacity in its metals sector, and establish a new set of official export credit disciplines to "create a level playing field" for U.S. exporters, Treasury said in a statement.

(Reporting by Lindsay Dunsmuir; Editing by Paul Simao)