Donald Trump and Xi Jinping shake hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg

Has Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ met its match in Xi Jinping’s long game? FBI’s former crisis negotiator breaks it down

  • Former FBI crisis negotiator says he is not convinced Trump has ‘appreciation for the strategic instruments that successful international relations require’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping shake hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
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The decline was a surprise, with analysts having expected a 3 per cent increase in exports, according to a Bloomberg survey. Photo: AP

China’s exports suffer surprise fall in April amid heightened trade war tensions with United States

  • Exports dropped by 2.7 per cent in April, countering a 14.2 per cent rise in March and an economic growth rate of 6.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2019
  • US President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that the 10 per cent levy on US$200 billion of Chinese goods would increase to 25 per cent this week
Topic |   China economy

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The decline was a surprise, with analysts having expected a 3 per cent increase in exports, according to a Bloomberg survey. Photo: AP
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