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It will be a 'real-deal' or no deal at all with China, says 'tariff man' Trump

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [USA] 

while talking about the US-trade truce stated that either will have a real deal with or no deal at all.

He further asserted that if no deal is struck between the two nations, then the US will slap tariffs against Chinese products being exported to the US.

"We are either going to have a REAL DEAL with China, or no deal at all - at which point we will be charging Tariffs against Chinese product being shipped into the Ultimately, I believe, we will be making a deal - either now or into the future.... ...does not want Tariffs!," Trump tweeted on Tuesday (local time).

"I am a Tariff Man," Trump he added.

Following the meeting with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of recently concluded summit in Argentina, Trump had tweeted that the negotiation between the two countries had begun and that he was looking forward to the possibility of having a "real deal" with

Retorting to which, China also decided to reclassify 'fentanyl' as a "controlled substance", making way for the US to deal with the ongoing opioid crisis in the country. This initiative was later on appreciated by the US, reported

and during the summit had also agreed to take active measures to strengthen cooperation on and narcotics control which includes reclassification and control of fentanyl-type substances.

After the meeting, the had also stated that the US has agreed to maintain the 10 per cent tariffs on 200 billion USD worth of Chinese goods, instead of raising them to 25 per cent.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 10:37 IST