President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he and Chinese President Cing Dingping "will have an extended meeting next week at the G20 in Japan."
In tv, Trump said he and He had a very good phone call, "and that" our teams will start negotiations before our meeting. "
China's state media reported shortly after the announcement that it had agreed to meet Trump at the summit scheduled for June 28-29 at
Xi said he hoped the US would treat the Chinese companies fairly , according to Chinese media – a possible reference to Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant who is facing a ban because of what the US calls national security problems
China  He kept Mum on whether or not he would agree meeting face to face with the US president at the summit, while the two economic superpowers will remain locked in a heated trade dispute
Trump said he expects this meeting to happen at a high Profi summit but has recently downplayed the impact that could have on building a trade deal with Beijing Trump told Fox News "Fox & Friends" last week that "it does not matter" if Xi attends the G20 or not
"If he appears, well, if he does not ̵
The Chinese Embassy in Washington does not immediately respond to CNBC's request to comment on Trump's tweet.
Trump and China imposed hundreds of billions of dollars on the import of goods to others. In May, Trump has increased Chinese import tariffs to $ 200 billion and threatened to levy $ 300 billion in customs duties after the talks dropped out this month. Xi not attending the G20 summit
The current and former Trump administration officials and business advisors have warned that a possible meeting with C is not likely to lead to a self-agreement but can help clear the road Toward
Trump's Tweet appeared shortly before the US Commercial Representative testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the President's agenda for trade policy for 2019. Lighthizer was expected to focus primarily on the tripartite a trade deal to replace NAFTA, called the US-Mexico Agreement, or the USMCA, which was negotiated by the three Allies but has not yet passed through Congress. to address questions about the next steps of the Trump administration in the negotiations with China, where Democrats and some Republicans sharply criticize the use of President's tariffs.
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– CNBC Tucker Higgins contributed to this report.