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Donald Trump in his own words - Financial Times

You are the master of 'the art of the deal' . . . can you cut a deal with Xi Jinping when you see him in Mar-a-Lago? I have great respect for him. I have great respect for China. I would not be at all surprised if we did something that would be very ...and more »

China Focus: Chinese president to visit Finland, meet Trump in US - Xinhua

BEIJING, March 30 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Finland before he heads to Florida in the United States for a China-U.S. presidents' meeting next week, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced Thursday. "At the ...and more »

Donald Trump is talking tough on China but may act meek when Xi Jinping arrives - Quartz

Meetings between the leaders of the world's two most powerful countries have always been tense, but next week's US-China summit comes at an especially fraught time. Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at his private ...and more »

Donald Trump says meeting with China's Xi Jinping will be 'very difficult' - Telegraph.co.uk

Donald Trump has said his summit with Xi Jinping, China's president, will be “very difficult”, setting the tone for a tense first meeting between the world's most powerful leaders. The US president highlighted trade as the key area of confrontation ...and more »

Averting a Chinese-American trade war - The Economist

IN 1784 the Empress of China set sail from New York, on the first American trade mission to China. Carrying ginseng, lead and woollen cloth, the merchants aboard dreamed of cracking open the vast Asian market. But the real profit, they found, came on ...and more »

Trump demands solution to US trade deficits with China and others - Financial Times

Donald Trump has ordered officials to find a solution to the US trade deficits with China and other major economies just days ahead of a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The US president signed an executive order on Friday calling for a 90 ...and more »

The Truth About the China Trade Shock - Wall Street Journal

When President Trump hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping this week at Mar-a-Lago, trade will be high on the agenda. If Mr. Trump hopes to come away a winner, he'll need the right objectives. That means focusing on China's mercantilist practices without ...and more »

US trade barriers report slams China on overcapacity, tech transfer - CNBC

The Trump administration on Friday slammed China on a range of trade issues from its chronic industrial overcapacity to forced technology transfers and long-standing bans on U.S. beef and electronic payment services. The annual trade barriers list from ...and more »

Trump's “tough on China” trade report is much the same as Obama's in 2016 - Quartz

Ahead of a meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping next week, US president Donald Trump and the White House are sending the message that it's time for tough talks. Trump tweeted that the meeting would be “very difficult,” and signed an executive ...and more »

Donald Trump expects 'very difficult' summit with Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago - CNN

(CNN) US President Donald Trump expects his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida next week to be "very difficult," with jobs and trade likely to dominate discussions. The summit on April 6 and 7 will be the ...and more »