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Trade war

Trump 'likes what he sees' in trade deal, Kudlow says

China to waive tariffs for some US soybeans and pork

U.S. President Donald Trump seen leaving the Oval Office: The president will make the final call after reviewing the latest version of the first-phase trade deal, his top economic adviser said Dec. 6.   © Reuters

NEW YORK/BEIJING -- The U.S. and China are "close" to a phase one trade deal, and President Donald Trump is happy with the progress of the talks, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday.

Speaking on Bloomberg TV, Kudlow said the two sides are in discussions "almost around the clock," with deputy-level negotiators having met as recently as Wednesday evening.

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