Trump: ‘I do not blame China’ for trade deficit


President Donald Trump told people at a business event in Beijing on Thursday that he does not blame China for the trade deficit with the US.

“Both the United States and China will have a more prosperous future if we can achieve a level economic playing field. Right now unfortunately, it is a very one sided – an unfair one, but I don’t blame China,” Trump said, “after all, who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country for the benefit of its citizens I give China great credit. ”

But he warned that “unfair trade practices” has to be addressed.

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