US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping could meet in Japan later this month. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump says ‘it doesn’t matter’ if Xi Jinping agrees to meeting at G20 because US is ‘collecting billions in tariffs’ from China

  • US president insists Chinese exporters bear burden of tariffs despite economists agreeing costs are largely borne by US consumers
  • Trump again accuses Beijing of manipulating value of yuan to cushion impact of US duties
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping could meet in Japan later this month. Photo: AFP
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump last met in Argentina in December on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Photo: AP

China quiet on Xi Jinping’s G20 meeting and trade talk demands in face of fiery Donald Trump rhetoric

  • It is expected the two leaders will meet in Japan at the end of June
  • Analysts see an increasing caution from China amid low expectations of any deal
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump last met in Argentina in December on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Photo: AP
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