US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump walking across the South Lawn of the White House on their way to Alabama to watch a college-football game on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Donald Trump says China trade talks moving ‘very nicely’, claiming Beijing wants deal more than US

  • Tells reporters that any deal has to be right for the US
  • Asserts that China is having its ‘worst year’ in 57 years
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump walking across the South Lawn of the White House on their way to Alabama to watch a college-football game on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters from the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump denies agreeing to roll back trade war tariffs on China, despite earlier reports

  • Beijing on Thursday said the two sides had agreed to roll back tariffs on each others’ goods as part of a ‘phase one’ trade deal
  • But the US president denied this on Friday, telling reporters that he had not agreed to roll back tariffs
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters from the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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