US President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump says he might let March 1 deadline for new China tariffs ‘slide’ if trade war deal is near

  • Trump says the US has a big team in China trying to reach a trade agreement and Beijing very much wants to make a deal
  • ‘I could see myself letting that slide,’ he said of the deadline to raise US tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods to 25 per cent
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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