David Malpass is expected to drive a hard line with China should he be elected president of the World Bank. Photo: EPA-EFE

David Malpass, US nominee for World Bank president and long-time China hawk, ‘will continue to take part in trade talks’

  • Malpass will travel to Beijing next week with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, administration officials say
  • ‘It doesn't make sense to have money borrowed in the US, using the US government guarantee, going into lending in China,’ the nominee said in 2017
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David Malpass is expected to drive a hard line with China should he be elected president of the World Bank. Photo: EPA-EFE
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