Police officers are seen in front of a cargo ship with containers at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China, April 6, 2018
United States. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Shi Jinping emerged from the summit on Saturday, agreeing to continue trade talks after rising tariffs between the two countries threatening to disrupt the global economy.
The G20 summit meeting in Japan was a continuation of Trump's long-standing crusade to revise US trade relations with China. He has long accused Beijing of unfair commercial practices that push US manufacturing jobs and is running for president in 201
Nearly two and a half years after his election to the White House, Trump found himself in a trade war that threatened to hurt the US economy and restrict his candidacy for re-election in 2020. He used tariffs to try forced China to negotiate for the negotiating table. The president aims to end the conflict by forcing China to deal with trade deficits, intellectual property theft, and forced technology transfers, among other complaints.
Trump's meeting with Xi at the G-20 summit is just the last step in massive and serious consequences for the world economy.
This is a timeline of the trade war between the two largest economies in the world.
May 19, 2014: Trump prepares the stage
Donald Trump speaks at the International Hotel Trump, Washington. in Washington, DC.
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Before launching his presidential campaign in 2015, Trump repeatedly called for repression of China's trade practices. In a tweeting in May 2014, he said, "Remember, China is not a friend of the United States!"
1 May 2016: A campaign to collect a shout
Travp makes a presidential candidate by repudiating alleged Chinese trade abusing the campaign's priority. "We can not continue to allow China to rape our country, and that's what they are doing," he said at a rally in Indiana in May 2016
May 11, 2017: The Early Positive Step
In the United States and China are entering into commercial deals that cover products such as beef and poultry but leave unresolved disputes over steel, aluminum and other issues. 22, 2018: Tariffs Start
The Trump Administration announces tariffs for imported solar cells and some washing machines. China criticizes this move.  March 2, 2018: Commercial Wars Are "Easy to Win"
Containers are arranged on a ship at Long Beach Harbor in Long Beach, California on July 6, 2018, including some from China Shipping, a conglomerate under direct management State Council of China.
Frederick J. Brown AFP | Trump shoots fear in the business and financial markets by supporting trade wars.
"When a country (US) loses a lot of billions of dollars in trade with almost every country it works with, trade wars are good and can easily be won," the president writes.
8 March 2018: Trump imposes metals tariffs
Trump allows tariffs of 25% and 10% respectively for imports of steel and aluminum. When approving the duties he said that "the strong steel-aluminum industry is vital to our national security."
April 1, 2018 China Makes Its First Shot
China repudiated duty on steel and aluminum with tariffs of about $ 3 billion in commodities.
May 3, 2018: Negotiations did not lead to the end of the war
and Chinese delegations held a round of trade talks in Beijing that did not resolve disputes. Negotiations in the coming months will also not lead to a deal.
June 15, 2018: New tariffs escalate tension
The Trump administration says it will impose a 25% tariff for 50 billion dollars of Chinese goods. Trump quotes "China's theft of intellectual property and technology and other unfair trading practices." Beijing quickly responded by announcing $ 50 billion in US products
September. 17, 2018: Trump raises stakes
Trump announces 10 percent tariffs for $ 200 billion in Chinese commodities, the plan is to rise to 25 percent in early 2019. He threatens with additional tariffs of $ 267 billion in Chinese products if
September. 18, 2018: China fires back
Chinese President Xi Jinping
Alexander Rümin | TASS | Reuters
China says it will hit $ 60 billion in US products in response to the US's latest debt.
November. 1, 2018: Trump and Xi rejoin
A telephone call between Trump and Xi restarted talks between the two sides. The US president said leaders are putting a "strong focus on trade".
November. 26, 2018: Trump threatens to wider tariffs
Trump tells the Wall Street Journal he will probably not delay the $ 200 billion increase in Chinese commodities last January. for Apple iPhone and laptops imported from China.
Dec. 1, 2018: Trump and Xi's Arrest
Is the honeymoon already for Chinese President Cai Dingping and US President Donald Trump?
Jim Watson | AFP | Trump and Cee at the G20 summit in Argentina. The US agrees to postpone the planned $ 200 billion increase in Chinese commodity tariffs to 25% from 10%. They intend to enter into a trade agreement within 90 days.
Dec. 29, 2018: Trump Announces "Big Progress"
After a conversation with Ce, Trump says the trade deal "moves very well". It is unclear what progress the countries have achieved since the meeting in Argentina is stirring the confusion about the exact steps Beijing and Washington will take to reach an agreement. 7, 2019: Trade negotiations resumed
US delegation headed to Beijing for three days after commencement of trade negotiations
Feb. 24, 2019: Tariffs are back again
Trump has again delayed his plans to raise $ 200 billion in Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent, citing "significant progress" in the most recent round of trade talks with China. He says the White House and Beijing will plan a summit in Mar-a-Lago to "reach an agreement," accepting that "both sides will make further progress."
Secretary Stephen Munchin says the US and China are making progress on a trade deal, including resolving a key point of coercion that takes the process.
May 5, 2019: Talks Disintegrate
Workers collect air-conditioners on the production line of a power company's workshop on May 30, 2019 in Huaibei, Anhui province in China. Workers produce and assemble air conditioners to meet increased demand when summer temperature rises
Van Shanchao | "renegotiation". Subsequently, the White House blames Beijing for maintaining the main commitments in a development agreement
May 10, 2019: Tariff rates soar
$ 200 billion in Chinese commodity tariffs rise to 25% from 10%. China then charged US $ 60 billion in US dollars to 25% on June 1.
June 29, 2019
Trump and Chi agree to continue the trade talks in the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan.
Trump said after the bilateral meeting that talks with China would continue. "We are back on track," the president said.
China's state media reported in the meantime that the two countries have agreed to resume negotiations and that the US does not intend to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods at the moment
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