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Trump says 'absolutely possible' he may make trade deal with Xi Jinping

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are expected to meet at the G20 summit in Japan this weekend.

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Donald Trump speaking to reporters | Photo: Reuters

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday it was possible he would emerge from a meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping this week with a deal that means there was no need to impose more tariffs on goods from China.

Trump is expected to meet with Xi at the G20 summit in Japan this weekend, in the first meeting between leaders of the world's biggest economies since November.

Relations between the two countries have deteriorated since talks to end a trade war collapsed in May, when the United States accused China of reneging on pledges to reform its economy.

"It's absolutely possible ...

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First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 10:14 PM IST

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