Cummins CEO hopes China trade truce helps end tariffs

UNITED STATES — The CEO of engine maker Cummins, which gets 10 percent of its revenue from China, revealed his hopes and fears about the U.S.-China trade truce, reported Market Watch.

The two countries have agreed to a 90-day cease-fire on new tariffs to allow negotiations to take place.

When asked about how the Trump administration should approach this 90-day period, Chief Executive Tom Linebarger responded: “We should be thinking about pragmatic market access.”

“What can we do to increase practical market access for American businesses in China, and what can we get [China] to practically stop doing, as just unfair practices?” he said.

Read the full article at Market Watch.

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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