5/2, 9:25 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
more TeleTrader news

Report: Xi to visit Washington in June

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to travel to the United States in June, indicating a trade deal between the US and China is close, journalist Edward Lawrence reported on Thursday.

"The Chinese have reserved dates on President Xi Jinping's official calendar for a trip to Washington in June concerning a trade deal. This signals the Chinese think it's close enough to being done that they can start planning a trip," he wrote on Twitter.

On Wednesday it was reported that the long-awaited trade deal between China and the US is "possible" by next Friday.

Breaking the News / JC