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Boao Forum for Asia

China’s President Xi Jinping reveals economic plans at Boao Forum amid trade tensions with the US

Chinese leader makes first major speech since Donald Trump triggered fears of trade war

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 10 April, 2018, 9:37am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 10 April, 2018, 11:35am

Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered his keynote speech at the Boao Forum in which he highlighted his support for opening up markets and regional economic integration.

The speech came at a time when tensions between China and the United States risk developing into full-blown trade war and China is losing its allure for global investors.