After initial hiccups, Xi Jinping and Donald Trump are set to meet as early as next month at the US president’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. The two leaders must see in their newfound warmth an opportunity for a wide-ranging agreement between the US and China. Photo: Handout

As Trump and Xi prepare to meet, an opportunity for a Sino-US grand deal presents itself

Victor Nee says that, despite their starkly different personalities, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping actually have much in common. Now, with reciprocal visits all but sealed, it remains to be seen how the two presidents steer the bilateral relationship

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After initial hiccups, Xi Jinping and Donald Trump are set to meet as early as next month at the US president’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. The two leaders must see in their newfound warmth an opportunity for a wide-ranging agreement between the US and China. Photo: Handout
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