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Trump delays China tariff hike, announces Xi summit, citing ‘significant progress’ in trade talks

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President Trump announced on Sunday that he imported to the planned tariff hikes on hundreds of goods out of China, citing “significant progress” in the high-level trade talks between the two Nations.

The President tweeted that he had a summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, complete with an agreement, “provided that both sides make further progress.”

“A very good weekend for the USA & China!” Trump wrote a part in the completion of the two-for-Twitter-message.

Trump had originally warned that he would the duties escalate to $200 billion in Chinese imports, from 10 to 25 per cent if the US and China on a range of 2. March. The dealer found two days of talks starting Thursday in Washington and agreed to extend the negotiations over the weekend.

“We are making great progress,” Trump told reporters at the White house on Friday. “I think there’s a very good chance that a deal can be made.”

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The Trump administration has argued that Beijing robbers used tactics, including cyber-theft and unfair use of government subsidies and regulations in a drive to the Chinese company, the world leader in advanced industries such as robotics and driverless cars.

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The administration has also argued that Beijing has consistently failed to live up to its past commitments to opening up its markets and treat foreign companies more Fair.

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Trump previously 25 per cent of the duties imposed on 50 billion dollars in Chinese imports and 10% duties on $200 billion in value. China responded with import taxes on $110 billion in US goods. These tariffs are so far, but largely on soybeans and other agricultural products, in an effort to pressure trump supporters in the U.S. farm belt. In the first 10 months of the year 2018, the U.S. soybean exports to China 62 per cent, fell to 8.2 million tonnes from 21.4 million tonnes in the previous year in free fall, according to the Department of agriculture.

On Friday, agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue tweeted that Beijing had agreed for the purchase of 10 million tons of American soybeans, and added: “hat to bring @POTUS China to the table.”

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The President said on Friday, the two sides have some agreement on currency manipulation had been reached, but offered no specifics. The administration has shown concern that Beijing would blunt the impact of the trump card of sanctions by the Manipulation of its currency downwards, to the Chinese companies a competitive advantage on the international markets.

Trump also raised the possibility that the United States, the indictment of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, which is the issue discussed would be with attorney General Bill Barr and U.S. lawyers would fall. The Ministry of justice, the company of lies calculated on the violation of sanctions against Iran and stealing trade secrets.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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