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Xi Jinping delivers robust defence of globalisation at Davos - Financial Times

China's president launched a robust defence of globalisation and free trade on Tuesday, drawing a line between himself and Donald Trump just three days before the US president-elect's inaugural address in Washington. “The problems troubling the world ...and more »

Xi Jinping rebuked Donald Trump, positioning himself as champion of globalization - Quartz

Xi Jinping, China's president, offered a robust defense of the Davos world order, positioning himself as globalization's most vocal champion, and suggesting the system needed reform, not rebuke. While never addressing US president-elect Donald Trump by ...and more »

There's one really big problem with China's plan to lead the new era of globalization - Quartz

Globalization officially has a new champion. At the World Economic Forum this week, Xi Jinping praised international trade and decried protectionism (and, indirectly, Donald Trump). Does this signal the dawn of a new China-led era of globalization ...and more »

What to expect from Xi Jinping's first trip to Davos - The Conversation UK

President-elect Donald Trump may be dominating headlines in the build up to his forthcoming inauguration. But another world leader is also taking main stage. President Xi Jinping joins the global elite in attending the World Economic Forum at Davos ...and more »

Xi Jinping signals China will champion free trade if Trump builds barriers - The Guardian

Chinese president defends globalisation at WEF in Davos, saying there will be no winners in a trade war. Larry Elliott and Graeme Wearden in Davos. Tue 17 Jan 2017 22.19 EST First published on Tue 17 Jan 2017 10.50 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Davos Elite Fret About Inequality Over Vintage Wine and Canapés - New York Times

DAVOS, Switzerland — You have perhaps noticed that in many countries, history-altering numbers of people have grown enraged at the economic elite and their tendency to hog the spoils of globalization. This wave of anger has delivered Donald J. Trump ...and more »

China's Xi Jinping Seizes Role as Leader on Globalization - Wall Street Journal

Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a full-throated defense of international trade and economic integration before a packed hall here, as doubts about the merits of globalization mount in the U.S. and elsewhere in the West. “No one will emerge as a ...and more »

The big contradiction in how the world's most powerful people think about its future - Washington Post

DAVOS, Switzerland — The future seems to be everywhere at the World Economic Forum, an annual conference of some of the world's most powerful figures in business and government. In a few rooms, otherwise very serious people are playing with ...and more »

Davos: China's Xi invokes Gettysburg Address in defense of free trade - USA TODAY

DAVOS, Switzerland — Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a forceful argument Tuesday for globalization and pushed back against talk of protectionism that was a hallmark of President-elect Donald Trump's economic policy during his campaign. "No one will ...and more »

President Xi Jinping calls World Economic Forum "weathervane" of global economy - CCTV

Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping called the World Economic Forum (WEF) the "weathervane" of global economy during a meeting with WEF founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab on Tuesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Klaus ...and more »