US President Donald Trump warned on Monday that if he does not reach an agreement with China on trade, he will impose more tariffs against Beijing.
"I think we will reach an excellent agreement with China and it must be excellent, because they have drained our country," Trump said in an interview with US broadcaster Fox News, adding that, otherwise, "I have 267 billion (in tariffs). waiting "for the Asian giant.
The president said he would be willing to reach an agreement with China, but Beijing was not yet ready for it, without offering more details.
Trump made these comments on the same day that the Bloombergportalrevealed that Washington planned to apply more sanctions on the remaining imports from China until the beginning of December if the dialogues between Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in November , they do not manage to diminish commercial tensions.
The United States and China are engaged in a commercial disputeunleashed since July by the White House tenant under various pretexts, such as the theft of Chineseintellectual propertycompanies from US firms.
In response, China has imposed tariffs on US goods and presented a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in late August for tariffs imposed by the United States. to your products.