President Donald Trump, under pressure to scale back a U.S.-China trade war partly blamed for a global economic slowdown, said Monday that the two sides will begin serious negotiations soon.
Trump said his trade negotiators had received two “very good calls” from China.
I think that’s a very positive step,” Trump said.
The president said he’ll say more about China later Monday.
Trump last week hiked tariffs on China after China taxed some U.S. imports in retaliation for a previous round of imports levied by Trump.