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Secretary Perdue’s Perspective On China Trade Talks

This week Chinese officials are in Washington, D.C. to negotiate trade. As part of those talks Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was in the oval office on Thursday with President Trump and Chinese officials including Chinese-Vice Premier Liu He. According to Perdue, both sides are clear on what the other wants but coming to agreement and putting proper enforcement mechanisms in place will be the challenge.

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