"The US Treasury action declaring China a currency manipulator was blatantly arbitrary, capricious and political, based on Trump's tweets rather than on objective analysis", Sachs said, while noting that US trade and financial behavior towards China is "utterly irresponsible". This was the yuan's weakest level since December 3, 2018 and led to a market panic and selloff that pushed Wall Street to its worst percentage declines this year.
To offset the negative impact caused by the Sino-US trade dispute, potential for trade cooperation between China and economies participating in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) such as Asean, Russia and Italy has been further unleashed this year, said China Machinery Industry Federation executive vice-president Chen Bin.
However, ING cautioned there is a chance the yuan could fall further if the trade war continues to escalate.
The fixing was still stronger than what traders expected, with market participants increasingly starting to see the yuan trading around a new normal of 7.
In the commodities markets, benchmark US crude jumped $1.96 to settle at $54.50 a barrel.
The International Monetary Fund trimmed its growth forecast for China to 6.2 percent this year, assuming no new tariffs are imposed, but additional United States tariffs of 25 percent on remaining Chinese goods would cut GDP growth in the following year, the IMF said in a report.
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Trade negotiators are now scheduled to meet again in Washington in September.
"China wants to do something, but I'm not ready to do anything yet", the president added. It burned through $1 trillion in reserves before it steadied. This is known as the onshore yuan, whereas the less restrictive exchange rate used outside mainland China is known as the offshore yuan.
Therefore, under the current circumstances, the USA debts held by China can not be seen as a countermeasure in the trade war, but a "pillar" for stabilizing the yuan exchange rate and the Chinese economy.
The yield gap between Chinese and USA benchmark 10-year government bonds stood at 134 basis points on Friday afternoon, compared with a low of 28 basis points hit in November.
China's currency "should remain flexible and market-determined", which would mean "less intervention", he told reporters.
Data released earlier this month from Bond Connect, which offers access to China's onshore interbank market through Hong Kong, showed trading volumes hit a record high of 201 billion yuan in July, though daily turnover fell to 8.74 billion yuan from 9.06 billion yuan in June. Markets are pricing in another Fed cut of the same size next month, and another identical move the month after.
More importantly, maintaining the stability of the yuan is the key to maintaining China's economic stability amid the intensified US-China trade frictions, and foreign exchange reserves should serve as an economic "stabilizer".