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Ahead of Trump-Xi meeting, US set to delay additional tariffs on China

The decision, which is still under consideration, may be announced after a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping set for Saturday at a Group of 20 summit in Japan

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters

Jenny Leonard, Shawn Donnan, Haze Fan | Bloomberg
The US is willing to suspend the next round of tariffs on an additional $300 billion of Chinese imports while Beijing and Washington prepare to resume trade negotiations, people familiar with the plans said.
 
The decision, which is still under consideration, may be announced after a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping set for Saturday at a Group of 20 summit in Japan. A broad outline of the Trump-Xi agenda was discussed in a phone call Monday between US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, and his counterpart in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He.
 
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First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 11:22 PM IST

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