Comprehensive US-China trade deal could happen 'rather soon' – Trump
China is eager to conclude a major trade agreement with the United States to end the economic dispute between the world’s two biggest economies and the deal could be reached in the near future, US President Donald Trump said, Trend reports citing Sputnik.
"China just announced that their economy is growing much slower than anticipated because of our Trade War with them," Trump said in a Twitter message.
The statement comes after spokesman for the Chinese Commerce Ministry Gao Feng said that Beijing and Washington had managed to agree to eliminate some differences regarding the automotive, agricultural, and energy trade sectors.
Earlier in the day, the Chinese Finance Ministry said in a statement that Beijing will suspend 25 percent tariffs on 144 US vehicle and auto part items and 5 percent tariffs on 67 auto items between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019.