Trump tweets to confirm more talks with Beijing in September but raise more tariffs

  1. …We look forward to continuing our positive dialogue with China on a comprehensive Trade Deal, and feel that the future between our two countries will be a very bright one!

  2. …during the talks the U.S. will start, on September 1st, putting a small additional Tariff of 10% on the remaining 300 Billion Dollars of goods and products coming from China into our Country. This does not include the 250 Billion Dollars already Tariffed at 25%…

  3. …buy agricultural product from the U.S. in large quantities, but did not do so. Additionally, my friend President Xi said that he would stop the sale of Fentanyl to the United States – this never happened, and many Americans continue to die! Trade talks are continuing, and…

  4. Our representatives have just returned from China where they had constructive talks having to do with a future Trade Deal. We thought we had a deal with China three months ago, but sadly, China decided to re-negotiate the deal prior to signing. More recently, China agreed to…

    Remarks by President Trump After Marine One Arrival regarding China

    Q    If China doesn’t fulfill its commitment to buy U.S. agricultural products, what will you do?

    THE PRESIDENT:  We’ll see what happens with China.  I think we’ll do very well with China.  We’re already doing very well with China.  China has had the worst year they’ve had in 27 years, and we’re having the best year we’ve ever had.  The stock market just hit an all-time high.  We’re doing the best we’ve ever done.  All three indexes — if you look at it — indices or indexes, depending on what you want to call.  All three are hitting brand-new highs.  We’re doing the best we’ve ever done as a country, and I’m very happy about it.

    Q    Yes.  Have you talked to President Xi of China recently?


    Q    What would you say to him?  Right now, China’s economy is not doing great.

    THE PRESIDENT:  I would say that his economy is not doing well — China — but I like him a lot.  That’s what I’d say to him.

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