Global Times – Trump’s visit set to strengthen ties

President Trump has vacillated in recent weeks between breaking from his base and sending them messages of solidarity. Which tack will he take in China?

September 14, 2017

‘The upcoming visit of US President Donald Trump will help yield positive results in Sino-US bilateral economic ties, experts forecast on Thursday.

In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s invitation, Trump is expected to pay a state visit to China this year, Geng Shuang, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said during a press conference on Wednesday.

During Trump’s visit, the two leaders will discuss long-term plans and the basis of China-US relations, He Weiwen, an executive council member at the China Society for the WTO, told the Global Times on Thursday. “Trump will bring up some urgent issues, such as the Korean Peninsula crisis. But in terms of the economy, the talks will center on trade, investment and global economic growth,” He said.’

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