Gregory Daco, chief US economist at Oxford Economics, estimated the trade war had chopped about eight-tenths of a percentage point off USA growth.
Trump said his administration has "ended the war on American workers and stopped the assault on American industry". He criticized the opposition party's proposals on energy and climate change.
But he hastened to add, "but there is no uncertainty", and said "The real cost. would be if we did nothing".
The Trump administration began imposing the tariffs in July 2018 on industrial components and technology goods from China.
Stephen Innes, the chief market strategist at AxiTrader, said Trump yesterday "didn't exactly come across a willing deal maker" and that the traders remained uncertain over whether tariffs will be rolled back. USA locations for the meeting that had been proposed by the White House have been ruled out, according to a person familiar with the matter. -China tariff war, Hong Kong has tumbled into its first recession in a decade.
President Trump took time during his speech at the Economic Club of NY on Thursday to highlight the progress his administration has made in rewriting and redoing trade deals. Trump laid out the central pillar of his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday, telling the Economic Club of NY that his policies have generated a boom in growth and jobs.
"We will only accept a deal if it's good for the USA and our workers and our great companies", Mr. Trump added.
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Trump said Tuesday that an agreement on the "Phase 1" deal announced last month "could happen soon". He said trade should be "reciprocal".
He said: "My daughter has created millions of jobs".
Trump touted tax cuts passed by Republicans in 2017, saying they have created an unprecedented economic boom, and said there was room for further reductions in rates too.
"We call upon employers large and small to join this crucial initiative to create more jobs, strengthen our economy, and restore hopeful futures to countless families".
When the applause was slow in coming after Trump declared he had delivered on his promises, the president jokingly said, "Thank you". A USA official has said the fate of these tariffs would be considered as part of the final negotiation over the deal's text.
Trump in May put off the decision on the auto tariffs for 180 days, while instructing US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to negotiate agreements with the EU, Japan and other trading partners to "address the national security threat" posed by imported foreign autos and auto parts.
Trump has frequently pointed to indicators including unemployment and stock-market highs to argue that he should not be impeached.