Trump says China trade deal deadline could slide

Dovish Central Bank Outlooks Make U.S. Dollar More Desirable Asset

The world's two largest economies are trying to hammer out a deal before a March 1 deadline, after which USA tariffs on US$200 billion (S$271 billion) worth of Chinese imports are scheduled to increase to 25 per cent from 10 per cent.

If the two sides can not reach a deal by March 1, U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports are scheduled to increase to 25 per cent from 10 per cent.

"But at some point, I expect to meet with President Xi, who I have a lot of respect for and like a lot, and make the parts of the deal that the group is unable to make", Trump said. -China Business Council, said more time may be needed for a deal, which will require a meeting between Trump and his Chinese counterpart to complete.

Mnuchin appeared at a Beijing hotel a couple of days ahead of scheduled high-level meetings with Chinese officials in the capital, with a March 1 deadline looming to strike an accord. The 10 percent on 200 billion goes up to 25 percent on March 1st.

Ryan Wilson to miss remainder of Six Nations with knee injury
We want to be better. 'I'm so proud of the players, with the way they played and the effort they put in. First blood went to the hosts via a Greig Laidlaw penalty.

US Democratic senator Amy Klobuchar enters presidential race
Klobuchar, who easily won a third-term past year , is the most prominent candidate from the Midwest to enter the race. To me, it showed a strength and a grit and a visual that stood her up against Trump right there and set her apart".

Fitbit's New Health Tracker Is Only Available Through Employers And Health Insurers
There are two models for the Fitbit Inspire , which can be worn as a wrist band or as a clip-on like the discontinued Fitbit One. The Fitbit Inspire HR comes with heartbeat tracking among other added features.

While China has offered to buy more U.S. soybeans and beef, officials have yet even to agree on a draft of a deal that would address key USA concerns, according to media reports.

The latest round of talks in Beijing kicked off on Monday with discussions among deputy-level officials to try to work out technical details, including a mechanism for enforcing any trade agreement. China will likely respond by raising tariffs on $60 billion worth of USA goods that it announced previous year in retaliation.

US campaign against Huawei faces challenge in Eastern Europe / WSJ (paywall)"In the Czech Republic, officials have taken opposite sides on how to balance security concerns raised by the USA, and the country's own cybersecurity officials, with the desire for Chinese investment, trade and business opportunities". Washington is demanding far-reaching changes from China to address unfair practices it says are deeply unfair, including theft of American intellectual property and the massive Chinese trade surplus.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top China postpones New Zealand tourism campaign, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories
Feb 13, 2019 - 07:13
New Zealand's Minister for Transport Phil Twyford said his staff told him of the diversion once the issue became public. Ardern was scheduled to visit China early this year but the invitation has been put on hold.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Newborn baby found lying on road with umbilical cord still attached
Feb 13, 2019 - 06:56
She was said to have been driving a white SUV but details of her physical description are "unknown". The woman suggested that they put the baby in her auto because she had her heat on full blast.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Philippines: Vaccine scare blamed for deadly measles outbreak
Feb 13, 2019 - 05:43
Health officials have confirmed there's been one case of measles in Vancouver. One dose of the vaccine brings a person to 93 percent immunity.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Warren: Trump ‘May Not Even Be Free Person’ by 2020 Presidential Election
Feb 13, 2019 - 00:14
Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., waves to local residents as she arrives at an organizing event, Sunday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He then noted Fox News' Brit Hume was among those not buying that Trump meant the Trail of Tears.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Knee sprain not serious for Celtics' Irving
Feb 13, 2019 - 00:14
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Kyrie Irving's right knee sprain isn't serious and expected to be day-to-day. It's unacceptable for what we did with a team of our caliber".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Leeds teenager Clarke taken to hospital after touchline treatment
Feb 12, 2019 - 23:42
They sit a point ahead of Norwich who face rivals Ipswich on Sunday, live on Sky Sports Main Event HD and Sky Sports Football HD. Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa confirmed Clarke was feeling "better" in the dressing room but would be checked in hospital.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bill to create separate Russian internet gets first approval
Feb 12, 2019 - 22:55
Finanz.ru also reported that local internet services Mail.ru and Yandex.ru were also supportive of the test disconnection. Russian internet providers are working with the government to execute this temporary internet blackout.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Antonio Brown informs Pittsburgh Steelers he wants to be traded
Feb 12, 2019 - 22:23
Brown was additionally found guilty of reckless driving after failing to make his court appearance in Pittsburgh earlier Tuesday. He's one of the most talented wide receivers in the National Football League and on the right team could still be dominant.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pot smokers find caged tiger in abandoned house
Feb 12, 2019 - 21:22
They called police on Monday and the major offender animal cruelty unit and animal shelter volunteers arrived on the scene. It was subdued and transported to a facility managed by BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Michael Rice picked to represent the United Kingdom in Eurovision Song Contest
Feb 12, 2019 - 20:11
Miller-Heidke, who had her first child in 2016, said Zero Gravity was about her experience with post-natal depression. The Top 10 acts competing in "Eurovision - Australia Decides". "So it's about that sense of becoming myself again".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Alliance of American Football Debuts with Strong Ratings
Feb 12, 2019 - 18:42
Now they're all continuing to play professional football again, and likely looking for a back door into the NFL once again. Despite a close game at halftime, the Hotshots beat the Salt Lake Stallions, 38-22.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Legendary England World Cup-Winning Goalkeeper Gordon Banks Passes
Feb 12, 2019 - 15:26
Gary Lineker called Banks "an absolute hero of mine", while current star Raheem Sterling said his legacy "will live on". He made 73 caps for England while during his club career, he won the League Cup with Stoke and Leicester.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Offset shares footage of Cardi B in delivery room
Feb 12, 2019 - 12:41
'It's because when I found out I was pregnant, my album wasn't complete, I had three songs done. Cardi beat out fellow nominees Travis Scott Pusha T , Nipsey Hussle and the late Mac Miller .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mbappe < Neymar + Cavani: Tuchel takes pressure of Kylian
Feb 12, 2019 - 11:59
In December when the draw took place, this looked like an advantageous tie for PSG as United was struggling under Jose Mourinho. It promises to the biggest test yet of Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly's renaissance.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Police search for woman abducted outside Miami auto shop
Feb 12, 2019 - 11:29
The assailant's auto had a temporary license plate attached to it, with the partial tag of either "CFJ7", or "CFF7". She was visibly distressed when the male figure dragged her out of the workshop and into the White Nissan Altima.