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China offers to make farm purchases as officials prepare for trade talks

2019-09-07 10:01:55       source:POLITICO

September 6, 2019

China made a peace proposal in a phone call this week with top U.S. trade officials with an offer to buy a modest amount of U.S. agricultural goods, according to two people briefed on the call.

That offer, however, could be contingent on the United States easing up export restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei and delaying an Oct. 1 tariff escalation on roughly $250 billion in goods, the people said.

Depending on how negotiations proceed, President Donald Trump is also considering delaying another round of tariffs that will be imposed on Dec. 15 on almost all remaining imports from China, including laptops, smartphones and other consumer goods, the people said.

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