ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Trade war

Trump extends March 1 tariff hike deadline on China

After 'substantial progress,' president plans to meet Xi in Mar-a-Lago to conclude deal

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with China's lead trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, in the Oval Office on Feb. 22.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday evening announced that trade talks with China had made enough headway over the weekend to justify delaying a planned tariff increase that would have kicked in after March 1.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more