Yes, it could all come down to pork.
During TheStreet's daily live show from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Jim Cramer spoke on the latest on U.S. - China trade.
Markets once again turned bullish on optimism for a deal as White House advisor Larry Kudlow noted "very good progress" ahead of expected phone conversations between principals in the trade negotiations Friday.
Before a phase 1 trade deal can be signed, Cramer said China needs to stop attempting to negotiate an agricultural deal as it grapples with a major pork shortage.
"It's not a real deal at all, they need the pork," Cramer said.
Watch the video above to hear the magic number China needs to meet.
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