Toronto, February 12, 2019
A solution to the current trade dispute between the United States and China is uncertain with just two weeks left before the U.S. increases tariffs on China that would raise the duty on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, effective March 2.
Negotiations continue, but a rumoured meeting between the respective heads of state is not going to happen, according to U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump told reporters on Tuesday during a cabinet meeting that he would consider extending a March 1 deadline to close a trade deal before raising tariffs on Chinese products. "I could see myself letting that slide for a while if we're close to a deal."
China has promised to retaliate if the U.S. goes ahead with the tariff increases, sparking fears that both countries are on the road to a
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