“I think the longer the trade war goes on, the weaker China becomes, and the stronger we become,” TASS quoted the American leader.

He also stated that duties hit China hard and did not harm the United States.

“We will have a very long period of prosperity and success,” Trump added.

Earlier, the American president commented on the decision of the Trade Mission to postpone the introduction of duties of 10% on certain categories of goods imported from China until December 15.