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Trump says big team in China trying to make trade deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States has a big team in China trying to reach a trade agreement and that Beijing very much wants to make a deal.
Top U.S. officials arrived in the Chinese capital on Tuesday before high-level trade talks as the worldâ€™s two largest economies attempt to hammer out a deal before a March 1 deadline and avoid another escalation of tariffs.
Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama