Trump does not anticipate a great deal from China trade talks this 7 days
By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump does not hope substantially progress from trade talks with China this week in Washington, he told Reuters on Monday.
Trump said in an interview that he had “no time body” for ending the trade dispute with China. “I’m like them, I have a extensive horizon,” he added.
The talks this 7 days arrive as new U.S. tariffs on $16 billion of Chinese items consider impact, together with retaliatory tariffs from Beijing on an equal amount of U.S. merchandise. The U.S. Trade Representative’s Workplace also is keeping hearings this 7 days on proposals for tariffs on a more $200 billion of Chinese merchandise.
Trump mentioned Chinese negotiators would be arriving shortly, including he did not “anticipate a lot” from the mid-amount discussions.
(Reporting Jeff Mason and Steve Holland Producing by Peter Henderson Editing by James Dalgleish)