fredag 7. april 2017

Is Trump wise to take on China over trade?

US President Donald Trump has said that trade negotiations with China will be "very difficult" when he meets President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, on Thursday. Trade will be one of two key issues on the agenda, along with North Korea. But what's the problem - and what can Trump do about it? Buying Chinese The problem with the US-China trade relationship is that it is highly unequal and has been for a long time. In 2016 alone, the US imported $480bn (£385bn) of goods and services from China - mostly consumer items like clothing, shoes, televisions, smartphones, laptops and tablets. 

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