There is no deadline for deciding if any investigation is necessary. Trump tweeted Friday that military solutions are "locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely".
"Trade is trade, national security is national security", the official stated. They were not authorized to publicly discuss the private call and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Mr Trump's threat to investigate China's IP and trade practices is valid, but his administration may not be up to the delicate task of carrying out a new China probe without sparking a damaging trade war, United States business lobbyists said. While Trump officially withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an Obama-era trade deal, and will begin talks next week to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, other planned trade measures have been slow to materialize.
Mr Trump will make a day trip to Washington, DC, tomorrow, briefly interrupting his 17-day August working vacation, a White House official said on Friday. It was not immediately clear whether he was talking about trade was the subject.
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Geng's statement did not address Trump's comment that China, Pyongyang's main diplomatic ally and economic partner, could "do a lot more" to pressure Kim to end his country's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.
"The [U.S. -China] relationship could spiral out of control, particularly if the movement on the trade front is combined with growing tensions over how to respond to North Korea", said Scott Kennedy, a China expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 Summit last month in Hamburg.
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"We would like to emphasize that the Chinese government has always attached importance to intellectual property protection", a spokesman said. In April, he said he wouldn't label China a currency manipulator, in return for help in dealing with North Korea.
Politico said the trade probe would not mean immediate sanctions, but could ultimately lead to steep tariffs on Chinese goods.
In a background briefing with reporters on Saturday, White House officials pointed to frustration from US businesses that they have to share intellectual property with China as a condition for doing business in the country.
Trump has requested similar inquiries on trade, but the reports haven't been delivered on deadline.
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According to a third senior administration official, these investigations could take as much as a year before the US Trade Representative could come out with its determination.