WASHINGTON | Trump expresses optimism in trade talks with China
WASHINGTON—Jan 06, 2019—President Donald Trump is expressing optimism about trade negotiations with China as U.S. officials are expected in Beijing for talks aimed at easing a trade battle.
Trump said Sunday he spoke recently to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Trump says: “I really believe they want to make a deal. The tariffs have absolutely hurt China very badly.”
After several tit-for-tat tariff increases, the leaders agreed Dec.