WATCH: Trump to sign Phase 1 of trade truce with China

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Published on 15 Jan 2020, 18:15
President Donald Trump on Wednesday is set to sign the first phase of a deal with China that could calm tensions between the two nations that have been embroiled in a trade war. As part of the deal, China has agreed to increase its purchases of U.S. agricultural and other products, in exchange for the easing of tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S. officials plan to continue negotiations with Chinese leaders in hopes of reaching a more comprehensive deal that could address broader economic disputes, including what the U.S. says are China’s unfair trade practices.

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