The official cautioned that the plan is only tentative at the moment.
Axios, which first broke the news, cited officials familiar with the planning as saying that the summit will be a "working session" with no golfing planned.
Expect snow on Saturday and colder temperatures throughout the area
Clouds will thicken as we go throughout the day, it will be much colder with highs only around 53 degrees in Charlotte. Our southern locations like Ithaca, Cortland, and Norwich may see some light snow accumulation by midday Friday .
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to finalize plans for the summit with Chinese officials as he arrives in Beijing this week, the official added.
Trump entered office highlighting grievances with the Chinese regime including concerns over the USA trade deficit with China, charges that China is manipulating its currency and opposition to China's territorial claims in maritime areas. Relations between China and the USA have been high over the South China Sea dispute and U.S.' decision to deploy an anti-missile defense system in China's neighboring state of South Korea against the emerging nuclear threat from North Korea, which has been a longtime ally of China.
When they aren't discussing security challenges, the two world leaders are likely to focus on trade.
John Terry has two Premier League offers if he leaves Chelsea
And he acknowledged the importance of the Europa League as a potential route into next season's Champions League for a team now sitting sixth in the Premier League.
The announcement came shortly after Trump had a phone conversation with Xi for the first time since taking office.
Trump has made recalibrating United States trade relationships a central tenet of his administration's agenda, and during the campaign, he repeatedly railed against the trade imbalance between the USA and China.
Uber Says It's Banning Use of 'Greyball' Tool to Foil Regulators
The ride hailing firm had for some years made use of Greyball that very effectively changes the app view for the specific riders. Uber now says it will ban greyballing undercover regulators, although it may take time to block the program completely.