Time is running out for the USA and China to reach an agreement before the deadline the Trump administration has set to more than double tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods.
It was initially expected Trump and Xi would meet alongside the president's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un between February 27 and 28 in Da Nang, Vietnam.
Trump claims that he is in a warm relationship with the Chinese president.
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He does anticipate the USA and China could reach a deal later this year to remove the tariffs, with the upcoming election cycle playing a role in the timing.
The US stock market has fallen in response to the news, with hopes of a swift trade pact between the two leaders quickly dampened. The benchmark 10-year yield slid four basis points to 2.66 percent, the lowest in almost a week. "They're making a mistake because they need to be prepared", he said.
Yet as he approaches a potential deal, some of the very hawks who have cheered on Trump's trade war already fear he may end up falling short.
Last week, Trump and Chinese officials held the second round of talks in Washington but they released few details about progress in their talks.
Despite the optimism, the White House emphasised in a statement that a scheduled tariff increase on $200bn of Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent was a "hard deadline" if no deal was reached by March 1. It also did nothing to remove the underlying cause - Chinese retaliatory tariffs - of last year's collapse in US soy exports to China. Lighthizer and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He met last week in Washington for trade talks. "I have complete confidence in the president, both to close a deal if we get to that point, but also to make that judgment".
CNBC reported that the tariffs were likely to remain at the 10 percent rate. The president has said repeatedly that the tariffs would go up if no deal has been reached, and that position has not changed, one source said.
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