A coalition of U.S. business groups urged House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi not to include China currency legislation in a broad package of legislation aimed at helping U.S. manufacturers.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S.-China Business Council and about two dozen other business groups made the request in a letter. The House Ways and Means Committee plans to hold a hearing in September to evaluate the need for legislation. (Reporting by Doug Palmer; Editing by Dan Grebler