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China's Xi wants to meet U.S. halfway on trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's leader Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter that he hopes both sides will be able to meet each other halfway to reach a trade agreement before a March 1 deadline.The letter was read during a White House meeting on Thursday between Trump and China's Vice Premier Liu He, who is in Washington trying to reach a deal that would ease trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. (Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Tim Ahmann)(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a ...

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First Published: Fri, February 01 2019. 05:09 IST