Last Week’s China Talks “Very Productive,” President Says
Team readies for another round of negotiations
President Trump’s negotiating team on China trade talks met with him at Mar-a-Lago. The president said their report said the talks were “very productive,” as they briefed him on their return and prepared for another round of negotiations this week when the Chinese delegation comes to Washington.
The president said that “important meetings and calls on China trade deal, and more, [Sunday] with my staff. Big progress being made on soooo many different fronts.”
The two nations are said to be working toward a preliminary written agreement. The U.S. has announced intentions to more than double tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods if there’s no deal by March 1.
According to the Chinese state news agency, President Xi Jinping is also sounding upbeat, saying the latest round of meetings in Beijing “achieved important progress in another step.”
- For the trade negotiations that will be continuing this week in Washington, D.C.
That a substantial agreement can be reached before the March 1 deadline.