Trump administration ‘satisfied’ with China purchase progress in Phase 1 trade deal: Kudlow



David Lawder and Jonathan Landay | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Thursday said the Trump administration is satisfied with China’s progress in meeting commitments to purchase U.S. goods in a Phase 1 trade deal, signaling that the pact will survive an initial review on Saturday.

China “is now really picking their imports of our commodities — which is a great boon, by the way, for the U.S. agriculture and farm sector,” Kudlow told reporters at the White House, recounting U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s comments to President Donald Trump.

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