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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 »

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 »

Donald Trump says meeting with China's Xi Jinping will be 'very difficult' -

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 »

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 »

China's weapons of trade war - Jordan Times

China exports more to the United States than the US exports to China. That makes US President Donald Trump furious — so furious, in fact, that he may be willing to start a trade war over it. Trump has levelled tough protectionist threats against China ...and more »

Style and Substance Are Both Concerns When China's Xi Jinping Meets President Trump - TIME

Donald Trump's hands are a problem. Not the size, of course, as the U.S. President has been very insistent they are the optimum dimensions. It's more what he does with them when he meets world leaders. With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, there was ...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 »

Opinion: Forget the hype about leading the world, China has to get its own house in order - South China Morning Post

In the coming weeks, two major events will again focus the international spotlight on China as it projects its power on the world stage. Next week, President Xi Jinping (習近平) is expected to hold an informal summit with US President Donald Trump in ...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 »