US president Donald Trump is being given a warm welcome in China by President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are trying to forge a relationship that encompasses North Korea and trade as primary concerns.
The US has removed tariffs on over 400 Chinese goods after American firms complained that the levies would cause economic hardship. But trade talks between the world's top two economies remain on a delicate footing.
President Trump said the US would delay a tariff hike for two weeks, after China announced it would lift some trade restrictions. The mutual concessions may ease tensions ahead of high-level talks early next month.
The president accused the central banker of being an "enemy" of the US, comparing him to Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Trump has been critical of the Federal Reserve not cutting interest rates faster or deeper.
The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown would damage talks on a US-China trade deal.
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