The president of the United States, Donald Trump, said today that a new trade pact with China is possible, along with the negotiations that are being developed between the two powers.
"We have indeed had a very extraordinary number of meetings and an agreement could very well happen with China, it is going well, I would say as well as it is possible to go," the president told reporters before leaving for Dover. Delaware, USA) to meet with the families of the four American soldiers who died in a jihadist attack in Syria.
However, he warned that "if we reach an agreement we will certainly not have sanctions and if we do not reach an agreement we will have them".
Trump remarked that "things are going very well with China and with trade," and called "false information" the news that this week pointed out that the US he was studying lifting the tariffs imposed on the Asian giant.
Two days ago, The Wall Street Journal published that Washington was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese products to advance bilateral talks.
USA has applied levies to Chinese products for a combined value of some 250,000 million dollars and has threatened to add more.
However, Trump postponed in December the increase of 10% to 25% of tariffs worth 200,000 million dollars over a period of 90 days.
The second round of negotiations to end the bilateral trade conflict will take place in Washington on January 30 and 31, when the delegations led by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and US Trade Representative Robert will meet. Lighthizer.
Yesterday, US media reported that China had offered to increase its US imports. worth a trillion dollars over the next six years, in the framework of the talks.