It was another optimistic signal from the US president that the long-running stagnation that led to a series of tariffs could finally come to an end when the negotiators approached the 90-day deadline of March 1.
"I told you last night – there was a wonderful dinner – but I told you how well we handled our trade negotiations in China and it looks like we will come back again soon, and we will have another summit, we will have a summit , which is even better so we hope we can finish it, but it is very, very close, "Trump told the governors of the country
The Trump administration plans to escalate the $ 200 billion tariff. Chinese goods from 10% to 25% this weekend if they failed to conclude a deal.
"China is paying us billions and billions of tariffs right now, I love it personally, I love it, but I hurt it," said Trump, and then told about his deal with fentanyl with Xi. Fentanyl is a substance that is linked to an overdose death epidemic in the US, which is a top priority for the Trump administration.
During the weekend, Chinese trade negotiators repeated Tramp's remarks, saying that the country's teams "made significant progress on specific issues," said a statement circulated to Xinhua, the Chinese state news agency.