Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Joe Biden, then US vice-president in 2013, in Beijing. File photo: TNS Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Joe Biden, then US vice-president in 2013, in Beijing. File photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Joe Biden, then US vice-president in 2013, in Beijing. File photo: TNS

Joe Biden foresees ‘extreme competition’ with China, not ‘conflict’

  • Joe Biden acknowledged he has yet to speak with China’s President Xi Jinping
  • In interview, Biden described Xi as ‘very bright’ and ‘very tough’

Topic |   Joe Biden’s China policy
Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Joe Biden, then US vice-president in 2013, in Beijing. File photo: TNS Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Joe Biden, then US vice-president in 2013, in Beijing. File photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Joe Biden, then US vice-president in 2013, in Beijing. File photo: TNS
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