US President Donald Trump is concerned about China’s unfair trade practices and striving to stop Beijing from such practices and theft of American intellectual property, the White House said on Thursday. The White House statement came a day after it renewed its threat to place 25 per cent tariffs on USD 50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation of the latter’s unfair trade practices.
At the same time, US President Donald Trump is having a “good relationship” with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and both are continuing to have conversations when it comes to North Korea.
“The President continues to have a good relationship with President Xi, but what he is concerned about is making sure he stops the unfair trade practices that China has engaged in for decades; stopping the intellectual property theft that China has been engaged in; and making sure that we no longer allow China to play on a different playing field than the rest of us,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference. Read More