Trump expects to have new U.S.-U.K. trade deal "very, very soon"

May and Trump also discussed China's overproduction of steel, the Iran nuclear deal, and the Syrian ceasefire agreement that Trump and Vladimir Putin agreed to on Friday.
By Linda Mack | Jul 11, 2017
President Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May talked U.S.-U.K. trade in a bilateral meeting Saturday at the G-20 summit, and Trump expressed optimism that a new trade deal between the two nations is in the making. He declined to offer specifics, but he said that will visit London in the near future to discuss the potential trade deal further.
"There is no country that could possibly be closer than our countries," Trump said. "We have been working on a trade deal which will be a very, very big deal a very powerful deal, great for both countries and I think we will have that done very, very quickly."
May and Trump also discussed China's overproduction of steel, the Iran nuclear deal, and the Syrian ceasefire agreement that Trump and Vladimir Putin agreed to on Friday.
Trump was one of many world leaders that May has been meeting with in Hamburg to negotiate the fine points of post-Brexit trade policy. The prime minister also met separately with Chinese President Xi Jinping and with the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe. She said afterwared that she hopes that the UK could establish a new trade agreement with Japan like the one that Japan now has with the European Union.
A UK official confirmed to the Guardian that her meeting with the U.S. president focused on "progress with a post-Brexit U.S.-U.K. trade agreement." The official also said that Trump may visit London later this year, adding that "the invitation has been extended and will be set out in due course."

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