France says China needs to do more in the field of fair competition

PARIS, Dec 13 (Reuters) - China must do more to ensure there is a level playing field for all in international trade, French Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, after having co-chaired a meeting with China's Vice Premier Hu Chunhua.

"Bruno Le Maire and Hu Chunhua discussed international trade. The minister recalled France's and the EU's commitment to fair competition conditions and asked China to do more in this area," said Le Maire in a statement from the French Finance ministry.

Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta

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