"Beijing has taken note of the recent events related to Turkey's economic and foreign policy relations. Turkey is an important developing market, Turkey's stability and development are favorable for regional peace and stability. China is sure that Turkey is strong enough to overcome its temporary economic difficulties," Lu said in a statement.
He also expressed hope that the sides would settle their differences via dialogue.
"China has always paid attention to its cooperation with Turkey in trade, economic and financial areas, and it stands for cooperation between the two states in compliance with market principles," the statement read.
Turkey has been clashing with the United States over trade issues since March, when Trump initially introduced 10 and 25 percent duties on imports of aluminum and steel, for US trade partners, including Turkey. Ankara has called the tariffs unacceptable and pledged to take retaliatory measures.