"We are changing them".
"Frankly, the principal culprit is China", he said. "I think folks are anxious about".
Washington accuses the two companies of stealing trade secrets from United States memory chip maker Micron Technology, but China's commerce ministry opposes the charges and has demanded Washington "remedy the mistake". Beijing would be unwilling to risk jeopardising its improving relations with Pyongyang and as a result had "very few tools to work with", he said.
"I think we'll make a deal with China".
During the meeting, the officials also agreed to reform World Trade Organization rules that are no longer effective to tackle practices that distort worldwide trade.
Trump said the two countries have a chance to make a fair deal.China has been hurt over the past months and is having a "hard time" due to strong steps taken by the United States against it over trade, President Donald Trump has claimed.
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To which Bibi responded: "I believe in my religion and in Jesus Christ, who died on the cross for the sins of mankind". However, it was not clear where she will go as several countries, including Canada, have offered asylum to her.
It said several agencies had been called in to help with putting the plan together.
"The agenda is being discussed and worked on in both camps". I think we have a long way to go. He added that any deal reached must be "fair". "Xi said both he and Trump have good visions for a healthy, stable development of the China-US relations, as well as expanding economic and trade cooperation, and they should make efforts to realize the wishes", Xinhua said.
Trump, who began targeting China's trade policies before he entered office, has imposed three rounds of tariffs on Chinese products worth more than $250bn since the beginning of his administration.
Trump has frequently accused China of cheapening its currency to gain a trade advantage, claims Beijing has consistently rejected.
Trump and Xi are expected to meet later this month on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Argentina.
The world's two biggest economies are locked in a dispute over USA complaints that China is using predatory tactics in a drive to supplant American technological dominance.
"The two leaders agreed to strengthen economic exchanges", he said, though he gave no indication of whether they had made any progress on settling the trade dispute.