US President Donald Trump on Thursday said the United States was “very close” to nailing down a trade deal with China, just days before new US tariffs on Chinese imports were due to be imposed.
“Getting VERY close to a BIG DEAL with China,” Trump said on Twitter. “They want it, and so do we.”
Getting VERY close to a BIG DEAL with China. They want it, and so do we!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 12, 2019
Trump was expected to meet with his top trade advisers on Thursday to discuss the December 15 tariffs deadline, sources have told Reuters.