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Donald Trump says it's China's tune to make a big concession on trade the president said on Twitter on Friday he wants Beijing to lift tariffs on US farm products imported to China because quote we are moving along nicely with trade discussions trump saying China should wind back its tariffs on products like beef and pork and it was very important to American FAMAS as well as for trump himself trumps demand came after the U. S. delayed plans to impose a bump in tariffs on Chinese goods from ten percent to twenty five percent that was to you on Friday trump saying on Twitter he's granting of a state on increasing tariffs meant it was Beijing's ten for a similar good faith move FAMAS are a key constituency for trump's Republicans and the trade war between the world's two biggest economies has had a heavy impact on them last year Beijing slapped tariffs on imports of soybeans grain pork and other items slashing shipments of American farm products to China the now delayed increasing tariffs on two hundred billion dollars worth of Chinese goods imported to the U. S. was initially scheduled for January one but after a meeting between trump and Chinese president xi Jing ping last year the tariff increase was extended to the first of March then last weekend trump said he would delay the increase one more time because of progress in trade negotiations