WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday left the door open for China to negotiate an end to the trade war between Washington and Beijing, a day after imposing new tariffs on nearly $200 billion Chinese imports and threatening more if China retaliates.
Speaking to reporters during a visit with Polish President Andrzej Duda, Trump said that the United States may make a deal at some point with China and that his country is always open to talking.
“We’re having a tremendous impact on China. We’re doing a very good job with China,” he said before reiterating his threat to add tariffs to $267 billion of Chinese goods if Bejining retaliates.
China hit back on Tuesday with levies on about $60 billion of U.S. imports.
“China wants to come over and talk. And we are always open to talking. But we have to do something,” he added.
Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Lisa Lambert; Editing by Susan Thomas