WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday described his maiden Asia visit as “tremendously successful”, saying he made a lot of progress during his nearly two-week long trip and sold equipment worth $300 billion.

On Tuesday, Trump left for the US after attending the East Asia Summit in the Philippines, his last of the five-nation stop.

Japan, South Korea, China and Vietnam were the other four countries he visited during his Asia trip.

In addition to meeting leaders of the countries he visited, Trump held bilateral talks with a number of leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Manila.

“We made a lot of progress, just in terms of relationship. We actually sold $300 billion worth of equipment and other things. That number is going to be quadrupled very quickly. So that’s over a trillion dollars’ worth of stuff,” Trump told reporters travelling with him.

“We have done a really fantastic job. It’s been a great trip. It’s also…

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