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Speaking to reporters at the White House late-Wednesday, the US President Donald Trump said that he was in no rush to reach a trade deal with China while adding that he thought there was a good chance a deal would be made, Reuters reports.

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“I think President Xi saw that I’m somebody that believes in walking when the deal is not done, and you know there’s always a chance it could happen and he probably wouldn’t want that.”  

“We could do it either way. We could have the deal completed and come and sign, or we could get the deal almost completed and negotiate some of the final points. I would prefer that.”

Asked on Wednesday if the intellectual property had to be included in a trade deal, Trump said: “Yes it does.”

“I think things are going along very well – we’ll just see what the date is.”

“I’m in no rush. I want the deal to be right. … I am not in a rush whatsoever. It’s got to be the right deal. It’s got to be a good deal for us and if it’s not, we’re not going to make that deal.”united