Chinese President Xi Jinping will be the keynote speaker at this year’s China International Import Expo, for the second time in a row. Photo: Xinhua

China expects more US companies to join Facebook, Microsoft and Boeing at import expo, despite trade war

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping confirmed as opening keynote speaker at massive trade event to be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10
  • Bilateral trade between the US and China has decreased significantly in past year, but Beijing says it has not stopped American companies from attending
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Chinese President Xi Jinping will be the keynote speaker at this year’s China International Import Expo, for the second time in a row. Photo: Xinhua
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Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng joined the Post in 2015 after spending a year and a half working for US media, including National Public Radio and Foreign Policy Magazine. He has been covering China's macroeconomic policies and financial regulations since 2016.