China's President Xi is set to miss the G20 summit

It would be the first time since 2008 that a Chinese president sits out the meeting of the world's major economies.
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Biden's China options

Dec 17, 2020
If a trade dispute is cast as a national security issue — and there can easily be a lot of overlap — a president or a country can gain a lot of legal leeway.
Xi Jinping and Joe Biden talk during a meeting of governors in Los Angeles in 2012.
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Inheriting China policy, Biden will have issues

Dec 14, 2020
Even after conflicts around tariffs and other policies, the fundamental economic tensions between the U.S. and China are alive and well.
In a 2013 photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Economic frictions between the countries have persisted.
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With trade tensions high, Trump and China's Xi prepare to meet

Jun 28, 2019
What's at stake for the U.S. economy?
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping leave a business leaders event in Beijing in 2017.

Trump’s tariff threat puts China’s leader in a bind

May 6, 2019
In Beijing, President Donald Trump’s new threat to hike tariffs on Chinese goods has not gone over well. Stocks fell 5% in one Chinese stock exchange, 7.4% in another, and the currency tumbled. Politically, this puts Chinese leaders in a tough position. They want to end this trade war, but as we know, all politics […]
BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 9: U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People on November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China. Trump is on a 10-day trip to Asia.
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How China is building a parallel tech economy with or without the U.S.

Jun 28, 2018
China's Made in 2025 plan is big. Should the America be worried?
People gather at a Huawei stand during the Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai on June 13.
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Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against "grim" challenges

Oct 18, 2017
China's Community Party Congress — an event that happens twice a decade — kicked off today.
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Trump-Xi summit could spell good news for U.S. beef

Apr 11, 2017
American ranchers are anxious to export to the growing Chinese middle class.
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Trump lauds 'outstanding' relationship with Chinese leader

Apr 7, 2017
The meeting was overshadowed by the U.S. missile strikes at Syria.
President Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, today.
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The U.S. and North Korea may be in a rare position to negotiate

Apr 6, 2017
President Trump's talks with China will center around both countries' relation to North Korea.
A man walks past a television screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on April 5, 2017. Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on April 5, just ahead of a highly-anticipated China-US summit at which Pyongyangs accelerating atomic weapons programme is set to top the agenda.
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