China Premier Li Keqiang is optimistic on US-China relations
China Premier Li Keqiang is optimistic on US-China relations
Chinese tech stocks are going bananas after Trump said he had a 'good conversation' with Xi Jinping on trade
03 November, 2018, 14:46
Both sides reported that they had constructive discussions on North Korea and trade, with Chinese state media saying that Trump supported "frequent, direct communication" between the presidents and "joint efforts to prepare for" the planned meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit, which is scheduled to take place from from November 30 to December 1.
Trump imposed new tariffs on roughly half of Chinese imports this summer, while Beijing fired back with tariffs on most U.S. products.
The president also tweeted after a Thursday call with Chinese President Xi Jinping of progress and said the two sides would discuss trade issues at the upcoming G20 meeting at the end of the month.
Trump has asked key United States officials to begin drafting potential terms, Bloomberg said, adding that the push for a possible deal with China was prompted by his telephone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday. "We don't know what the tariff rate might be", he said. At a campaign rally in Columbia, Missouri, on Thursday night he said, "they want to make a deal". America's trade deficit with China hit a record high in September, according to figures reported Friday by the U.S. Commerce Department.
Trump imposed new tariffs on roughly half of Chinese imports this summer while Beijing fired back with tariffs on most United States products.
Markets rallied in Asia and Europe after Mr Trump said that he and Mr Xi had spoken by phone about trade matters for the first time since April, before the countries became locked in a tit-for-tat tariffs battle.
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the U.S.
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The world's two biggest economies are locked in a dispute over United States complaints that China is using predatory tactics in a drive to supplant American technological dominance.
But by midday, shares had turned negative, weighed down by Apple Inc.'s disappointing earnings forecast and comments from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow that he was less optimistic than previously about a deal between Washington and Beijing.
Xi responded to the call by saying he hopes China and the US will be able to promote a steady and healthy relationship, Chinese state media reported Thursday.
The two countries have imposed tariffs on hundreds of-billions of dollars of each other's goods and Trump has threatened to put tariffs on the remainder of China's $500-billion-plus exports to the United States if the disputes can not be resolved.
The United States has imposed tariffs on US$250 billion worth of Chinese goods, with duties on US$200 billion of the total set to increase to 25 per cent from 10 per cent on Jan 1, 2019.
The comments came days after Trump warned he would impose tariffs on all China's shipments to the USA before saying he thought he could "make a great deal with China" but it was not yet ready. He made the request after his telephone call with Xi, they said.
For its part, Beijing has imposed tariffs on $110bn worth of USA goods.
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