GDP Growth May Surpass 4 Percent: Trump's Economic Adviser

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China's other trading partners, including the European Union, while not supporting tariffs, have also criticized Beijing's trade policies.

National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow painted a rosy picture of the economy Wednesday - even as the U.S. is embroiled in the beginning of a trade war.

"There's no recession in sight", Mr. Kudlow said.

Mr. Kudlow said the current administration is trying to pull America out of the "growth recession" it has been mired in since at least the Y 2008 financial crisis.

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China could end U.S. tariffs "this afternoon by providing a more satisfactory approach" and taking steps that other countries are also calling for, he said.

Kudlow on Wednesday implied Jinping is refusing to heed Trump's calls to alter China's technology transfer and other trade policies. "Don't blame Trump, blame China", Kudlow said.

Speaking on the rocky negotiations, Kudlow insisted that the USA administration was waiting on a move from Xi, saying that "the ball is in his court". Xi's top economic adviser, Liu He, appears willing to move forward on a deal, said Kudlow.

"I do not think President Xi has any intention of following through on any of the discussions we've made and I think the President is so dissatisfied with China on these so-called talks that he is keeping the pressure on and I support that".

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President Trump then proposed 10-percent tariffs on a list of $200 billion in Chinese products, which China responded to by filing a challenge with the World Trade Organization.

The current trade tensions between the USA and China flared up in March, when Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports to the US. "The ball is in his court".

While Beijing described those latest threats as "totally unacceptable", Trump administration officials continued to demand China reform its hardline trade negotiating tactics and curtail the theft of American technology and intellectual property, a major campaign pledge of President Trump. I am told he's bringing a very important free trade offer, Kudlow said.

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