China, Trump Confirm Phase 1 Trade Deal, Avoiding $160B In New Tariffs

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Chinese officials said Friday that the a Phase One agreement has been reached with the U.S. on trade that includes a phased rollback of tariffs.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 100 points as Chinese officials began a press conference late Friday Chinese time to announce the agreement.

Chinese Commerce Vice Minister Wang Shouwen announced the deal. Chinese officials said it requires technical legal review before it is signed, but that the two sides had agreed on a deal that will lead to mutual reduction in tariffs on a “step-by-step” basis and improve Sino-American relations overall. CLICK for complete article