Meanwhile, President Trump says he is looking for a "complete" trade agreement with China, and that a deal with Beijing doesn't have to be struck before the 2020 presidential election.
During his sitdown with the Australian Prime Minister Friday, Trump said although Beijing has started buying large amounts of American crops, agricultural purchases alone would not be enough.
His latest remarks suggest a different stance than the one he took last week, when Trump said he would consider an interim deal.
The U.S. President emphasized that his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping remains strong. despite their trade disagreements.
Meanwhile, Chinese officials had planned to visit farmers in Montana next week, but the trip was canceled Friday without explanation.