Chinese officials have said their priority at the meeting between Mr. Trump and President Xi Jinping is to convince the U.S. to suspend the planned Jan. 1 increase in tariffs on $200 billion in imports from China to 25%, from 10% currently. The U.S. was unlikely to accede, Mr. Trump said. “The only deal would be China has to open up their country to competition from the United States,” Mr. Trump said. “As far as other countries are concerned, that’s up to them.” He said the tariffs could also be placed on iPhones and laptops imported from China. The administration has been worried about a consumer reaction should such items be subject to levies. “Maybe. Maybe. Depends on what the rate is,” the president said, referring to mobile phones and laptops. “I mean, I can make it 10%, and people could stand that very easily.” The mounting tariffs on […]