US President Trump Signs New Trade Agreement With China
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a trade agreement at the White House, Wednesday, January 15.\n–––––––––\nREAD MORE: The United States and China signed an initial trade deal Wednesday to resolve some of the issues at the heart of an economic standoff that has persisted between the world’s two largest economies for the past 18 months.\n \nU.S. President Donald Trump hosted Chinese Vice Premier Liu He for the signing ceremony at the White House.\n \n\”Together we are righting the wrongs of the past,\” said Trump, who added he will visit China again in the \”not-too-distant future.\” \n \nTrump said the agreement is \”an unbelievable deal for the United States\” that’ll lead to \”stable peace throughout the world.\”\n \nVice Premier Liu read a letter from Chinese President Xi Jingping, which said \”In the next step the two sides need to implement the agreement in earnest.\”\n–––––––––\nLINK: https://www.voanews.com/economy-business/china-boosts-us-purchases-phase-1-new-trade-deal
Trump and Xi Jinping to meet at the signing ceremony of the first phase of the agreement
U.S. President Donald Trump said he and President Xi Jinping will host the signing ceremony for the first phase of the U.S.-China trade agreement agreed upon this month.
«Yes, we will have a signing ceremony. We will get together, and make a deal», – Trump told reporters.
On December 11, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer confirmed that representatives of both countries will sign an agreement on the first stage of the trade deal in the first week of January.
Speaking in Beijing on Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the two countries are in close contact..
«The economic and trade teams of both parties are in close contact on the signing of the deal and subsequent work on settlement of the conflict»,- Geng said at the daily briefing.
He did not go into details..
Beijing has yet to confirm the specific components of the deal, which were unveiled by US officials.. A spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said last week that details will be released after the official signing..