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Citing two people familiar with discussions, CNBC reported that President Donald Trump was pushing negotiators to get China to commit to larger purchases of U.S. goods.

After pointing out that China had offered to purchase up to $1.2 trillion worth of agriculture, aircraft, and energy products over a 6-year period, “But Trump has long wanted a number “double or triple” China’s $1.2 trillion proposal, these people said, requesting anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the discussions. He renewed his desire for a larger purchase deal in recent weeks, they said, following data that revealed the U.S.-China trade gap was widening,” wrote CNBC’s Kayla Tausche.