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Trump: If President Xi does not attend G-20, more China tariffs will go into effect immediately – CNBC

President Donald Trump confirmed on Monday that additional tariffs on Chinese goods will be levied if Chinese President Xi Jinping does not attend this month’s G-20 meeting. When asked during a telephone interview if that means the new tariffs would go into effect immediately, Trump told CNBC’s Becky Quick, “Yes, it would.” The president previously …

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Trump is ‘perfectly happy’ to hit China with new tariffs if Xi meeting doesn’t go well, Mnuchin says – CNBC

U.S. President Donald Trump walks with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2017. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump will make a decision about whether to slap China with more tariffs after meeting with his Chinese counterpart later this month in Japan. That’s according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, …

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Trump Eases Off Hard Deadline for China Tariffs – The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—President Trump gave his firmest indication yet that the U.S. may not increase tariffs on Chinese goods on March 1, as scheduled, despite statements by his top trade official that the U.S. should stick to a firm deadline. That deadline to complete talks with Beijing is “not a magical date,” he told reporters Tuesday, as …

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