Source: Chinese President Xi Jinping could travel to US to sign trade deal as early as June - SCMP


The South China Morning Post (SCMP) quotes a source familiar with the arrangements, as saying that the Chinese President Xi Jinping could visit his American counterpart Trump in Washington as early as June should both the leaders finalize a deal to end the trade war.

The source added: “Xi was open to the idea of travelling to the US immediately after the two sides reached a deal, so that he and Trump could sign the pact face to face.”

“June is an option but it could be later. The trip may be “either be a grand state visit or a relatively low-key working visit”.

The news comes after Trump said on Thursday that Xi would visit the White House “soon”.

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