Illustration: Kakuen Lau

For US and Chinese regional officials, economic summit was a chance to heal frayed ties. For the White House, it rang alarm bells.

  • The meeting was co-hosted by the US National Governors Association and a Chinese group thought to have ties to Beijing’s overseas propaganda wing
  • Conference brought together leaders and deputies from five US states, the Chinese provinces of Shaanxi, Jiangxi and Gansu and the city of Chongqing
Topic |   US-China relations
Illustration: Kakuen Lau