As US President Donald Trump plans to convert some foreign military grants to loans, Chinese President Xi Jinping is flexing the country’s economic muscle through its belt and road plan. Photo: AFP As US President Donald Trump plans to convert some foreign military grants to loans, Chinese President Xi Jinping is flexing the country’s economic muscle through its belt and road plan. Photo: AFP
As US President Donald Trump plans to convert some foreign military grants to loans, Chinese President Xi Jinping is flexing the country’s economic muscle through its belt and road plan. Photo: AFP

Trump plan for arms loans ‘may weaken’ US position in Asia

President’s budget proposal to convert some foreign weapons grants to loans could push smaller nations to find other suppliers, analysts say

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As US President Donald Trump plans to convert some foreign military grants to loans, Chinese President Xi Jinping is flexing the country’s economic muscle through its belt and road plan. Photo: AFP As US President Donald Trump plans to convert some foreign military grants to loans, Chinese President Xi Jinping is flexing the country’s economic muscle through its belt and road plan. Photo: AFP
As US President Donald Trump plans to convert some foreign military grants to loans, Chinese President Xi Jinping is flexing the country’s economic muscle through its belt and road plan. Photo: AFP
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