The Ever-Changing Time-Line Of Trump’s Trade Deal With China

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Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk,

Trump has changed his tune on a trade deal with China so many times it’s hard to count.

In December, Trump gave China 90 days to conclude a deal Otherwise. Trump said he would boost tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% from the current 10%.Those 90 days ended March 1.

On December 31, I noted Trump Hails “Big Progress” on Trade Deal With China. I commented “Supposedly there is ‘big progress’ on a comprehensive trade deal with China. Color me skeptical.”

On January 19, I noted China Pledges US Buying Spree to Reduce Trade Surplus With US to Zero By 2024. I commented “In discussions that are not

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