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Trump wants better US-China trade relations

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US President Donald Trump said at the beginning of his Asia trip that China is viewing US "very strong, and also very friendly".

Axar.az reports that US President Donald Trump said after landing in Asia for his longest official foreign trip, he believed the improvement of the US bilateral trade relations with China was necessary.

"Well I think [China] viewing us very, very strong, and also very friendly. But we have to do better with trade with China, because it’s a one-way street right now and it has been for many years. And we will," Trump told journalists on board Air Force one, after having landed in Tokyo.

Last year, US goods and services trade with China totalled an estimated $648.2 billion, according to the figures of the Office of the United States Trade Representative.

However, Trump, as well as other US officials, have threatened to halt trade with the countries doing business with North Korea. Trump also noted that trade would be one of the major focuses of his Asia trip.
"One of the things we’re going to be very focused on is trade, because trade has not been done well for 25 years by the United States, with this part of the world or with any part of the world, so we’ll be discussing reciprocal trade, reciprocal trade, fair trade, but reciprocal… Our big focus is going to be obviously on North Korea. But a very, very big focus is going to be on fair trade. And that’s very important to me," Trump told reporters.

Earlier in the day, Trump arrived in Tokyo as part of his longest official foreign trip, which has started on Saturday in Hawaii. Apart from Japan, the US president is set to visit South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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2017.11.05 / 10:59
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