US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Florida on April 7, 2017. Photo: AP
Chi Wang
Opinion

Opinion

Chi Wang

From Richard Nixon to Donald Trump, the US is still taking a healthy, personal approach to China relations

  • For decades, US presidents have sought to maintain stable bilateral relations through their personal ties with Chinese leaders. However, Chinese ambassadors today are neither close to their US counterparts nor to Beijing

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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Florida on April 7, 2017. Photo: AP
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Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping had been due to meet this month in Chile until the cancellation of the Apec summit. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping’s Brazil trip ‘may be too soon’ for China to sign partial US trade war deal

  • Beijing has not agreed to a stopover in US on way to summit, source says, with details of agreement not yet finalised
  • Removal of US tariffs remains a sticking point on Chinese side
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping had been due to meet this month in Chile until the cancellation of the Apec summit. Photo: AP
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