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Trump Says U.S. ‘Not Ready’ to Make a Trade Deal With China

  • China would like to make a deal, U.S. president says in Japan
  • Tariffs on Chinese goods could go up ‘very easily,’ he says
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Trump on U.S.-Japan ties, North Korea’s missile tests and the trade spat with China. (Comments on trade at 3m17s)Source: Bloomberg
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The U.S. isn’t ready to make a trade deal with China, President Donald Trump said while on a state visit to Japan.

“I think they probably wish they made the deal that they had on the table before they tried to renegotiate it,” Trump said Monday at a joint press conference in Tokyo alongside Japanese leader Shinzo Abe. “They would like to make a deal. We’re not ready to make a deal.”