White House adviser Kudlow says making progress on China trade talks
WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - White House economic adviser
Larry Kudlow said on Friday that the United States and China
were making progress on trade negotiations but reaching a deal
would take time.
"We're making progress in negotiating on the grandest scale
between the two countries ever, we're covering everything,"
Kudlow told reporters.
"It's going to take time. We are moving," he said. "I'd love
to make a deal. I'm a free trader but it's got to be a great
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States on
Jan. 30 and 31 for the next round of trade negotiations with
Liu's visit follows lower-level negotiations held in Beijing
last week to resolve the bitter dispute between the world's two
largest economies by March 2, when the Trump administration is
scheduled to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese
(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Lisa Lambert)
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