Jinbao, the mascot for the first China International Import Expo, stands at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. Photo: Xinhua
Jinbao, the mascot for the first China International Import Expo, stands at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. Photo: Xinhua

China takes aim at trade critics with import expo as US officials stay away

  • The China International Import Expo is a bid to lure foreign investors with promises of greater market access
  • The US has refused to send any senior government officials to the weeklong fair amid trade war

Jinbao, the mascot for the first China International Import Expo, stands at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. Photo: Xinhua
Jinbao, the mascot for the first China International Import Expo, stands at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. Photo: Xinhua
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