US President Donald Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum in January. Photo: ReutersUS President Donald Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum in January. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum in January. Photo: Reuters

China’s Xi Jinping set to skip World Economic Forum in Davos, scuppering hopes of meeting with Donald Trump

  • The summit in Davos, Switzerland, is scheduled to take place from January 21 to January 24, ending the same day that Lunar New Year celebrations begin
  • Beijing still plans to send its top trade negotiator, Vice-Premier Liu He, to Washington to sign the phase one deal in early January

Topic |   Xi Jinping
US President Donald Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum in January. Photo: ReutersUS President Donald Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum in January. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum in January. Photo: Reuters
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