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President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will sign a “Phase One” trade deal with China on Jan. 15, and plans to visit China soon to start talks on a “Phase Two.”

“I will be signing our very large and comprehensive Phase One Trade Deal with China on January 15,” Trump tweeted. “The ceremony will take place at the White House. High-level representatives of China will be present.”

He added that “at a later date I will be going to Beijing where talks will begin on Phase Two!”

Trump and aides still have not provided documents detailing what the first phase of an overall agreement involves. Financial analysts said they are eager to see what is actually in the reportedly voluminous deal.

“On phase one, the devil will be entirely in the details of what is apparently an 86-page agreement,” said Chad Bown, a senior fellow with the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “I look forward to reading every single line.”

Some financial analysts have questioned whether the proposed deal truly addresses what they called China’s unfair trade tactics.

Others said the agreement will at least de-escalate the U.S.-China tariff war that has spooked investors and slowed the world economy.

Trump has made his vow to crack down on Chinese trade practices a major part of his 2020 election campaign. Read more

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will sign a “Phase One” trade deal with China on Jan. 15, and plans to visit China soon to start talks on a “Phase Two.”

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will sign a “Phase One” trade deal with China on Jan. 15, and plans to visit China soon to start talks on a “Phase Two.”

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will sign a “Phase One” trade deal with China on Jan. 15, and plans to visit China soon to start talks on a “Phase Two.”