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Donald Trump decides to postpone rise in customs duties for Chinese products

25.02.2019,11:55


February 25, Fineko/abc.az. US President Donald Trump stated on Sunday that he had made a decision to postpone the increase in customs duties for Chinese products in connection with the productive U.S.-Chinese negotiations held in Washington on the settlement of bilateral disputes in the field of trade.

The relevant message of the American leader was posted on Twitter.

The American president also stated that he intends to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in his estate Mar-a-Lago in Florida to conclude a trade agreement in case of more progress in the negotiations.

"Provided that both sides will make more progress, we’ll plan a summit meeting with me and President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago for conclusion of a trade agreement. Very good weekend for the U.S. and China!" Trump stressed.

"I am pleased to report that the U.S. has made significant progress in our trade negotiations with China on important structural issues, including the protection of intellectual property rights, technology transfer, agriculture, services, currency and more," the US head of state said.