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Trump says he will sign trade deal with China next month

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Posted at 9:39 AM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 09:41:22-05

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he'll sign the initial trade agreement struck with China on January 15 in Washington.

He says he'll be joined by "high-level representatives" from China at the White House.

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"I will be signing our very large and comprehensive Phase One Trade Deal with China on January 15," Trump tweeted Tuesday. "The ceremony will take place at the White House. High level representatives of China will be present. At a later date I will be going to Beijing where talks will begin on Phase Two!"