fredag 31. mars 2017

Trump sets himself on collision course with China ahead of Xi meeting

Donald Trump has set himself on a collision course with Chinese president Xi Jinping, saying the first meeting between the two leaders would be “very difficult”. Xi will travel to the US next week and will have his first face to face meeting with Trump at Mar-a-lago, the US president’s country club in Florida, from April 6 to 7. But just hours after the trip was officially announced, Trump used Twitter to slamChina for its trade balance with the US, setting an ominous tone for what many call “the most important bilateral relationship in the world”. “The meeting next week with China will be a very difficult one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits and job losses. American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives,” Trump wrote in a pair of tweetsRead more