Xi will meet on Friday with officials including US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who are in the capital for crunch talks towards a trade deal, the South China Morning Post reported.
Kudlow gave an update on talks in China, saying the US team is covering all ground and all areas of trade.
Trump also imposed steep punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, as well as other goods like solar panels and washing machines, in a bid to protect United States industry, which drew retaliation from American trading partners. But, a Bloomberg report on Thursday cited sources saying he was considering pushing back the deadline by 60 days to give negotiators more time.
Sources briefed on the talks also told Reuters that China had pledged to make its industrial subsidy programs compliant with World Trade Organization rules and end those that distort markets, but had offered no details on how it intends to achieve that goal.
The two sides said major progress was made in talks last month in Washington, but subsequent comments have been less optimistic, jarring financial markets and amplifying concerns about how the dispute will affect fragile world growth.
US tariffs on $200-billion worth of imports from China are scheduled to rise to 25 per cent from 10 per cent if the two sides don't reach a deal by then, increasing pain and costs in sectors from consumer electronics to agriculture.
Chinese President Xi Jinping also plans to meet with the U.S. officials in Beijing this week bolstering hopes for the talks and world markets, reports the South China Morning Post.
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Trump has said he did not expect to meet with Xi prior to March 1. "They are going to be meeting with President Xi tomorrow, which is a very good sign". "But Sino-US relations are all about the two leaders, and it will ultimately be up to Xi and Trump to come to a deal - or not", he wrote Wednesday in a newsletter.
"I think it's going along very well", Trump told reporters earlier this week.
But despite the increase in duties collected, the USA fiscal deficit in the first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year, which began Oct 1, widened by US$94 billion to US$319 billion due to an increase in spending of almost US$100 billion, the report showed.
The United States accuses China of a range of unfair practices, including erecting myriad barriers to accessing its market and systemic theft of USA intellectual property.
But China has denied accusations of trade abuses. But business groups and foreign governments point to rules they say compel companies to disclose trade secrets or share technology with state-owned local partners.
Meanwhile, customs data released Thursday showed Chinese exports in January rose 9.1 per cent from a year earlier, recovering from December's 3.5 per cent decline.