US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, when he said it was unlikely he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before the March 1 deadline to resolve the trade war. Photo: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

Donald Trump admits meeting Xi Jinping before the March 1 trade war deadline is ‘unlikely’

  • The news dashed optimism that the US and China were moving towards a deal before tariffs on Chinese imports rise to 25 per cent on March 2
Topic |   US-China trade war
US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, when he said it was unlikely he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before the March 1 deadline to resolve the trade war. Photo: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg
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