Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

Xi

Trump, Xi upbeat on US-China trade disputes ahead of meeting

WASHINGTON: United States (US) President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping both expressed optimism on Thursday about resolving their bitter trade disputes ahead of a high-stakes meeting planned for the two leaders at the end of November in Argentina. Trump said on Twitter that trade discussions with China were “moving along nicely” and that he planned to meet with Xi on the sidelines of the G20 leaders summit, after the two had a “very good” phone discussion. In comments to state media, Xi said he hoped China…

Amid US trade war, China’s Xi reiterates reform commitment

BEIJING: China is still determined to reform and wants to work with all parties to build an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday, reiterating Beijing’s message amid a bitter trade war with Washington. The two countries have been rolling out a series of tariffs on each other’s exports as US President Donald Trump’s administration seeks to tackle a range of issues from the large trade imbalance with China to forced technology transfers. China has criticized the United States for resorting to…

China’s Xi calls out ‘selfish, short-sighted’ trade policies

QINGDAO, China: Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose country is locked in a high-stakes trade dispute with the United States, on Sunday said China rejects “selfish, shortsighted” trade policies, and called for building an open global economy. Xi did not mention the United States during a speech at a summit meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a regional security bloc led by China and Russia. “We reject selfish, shortsighted, closed, narrow policies, (we) uphold World Trade Organisation rules, support…

China’s Xi, India’s Modi seek new relationship after summit

WUHAN, China: The leaders of China and India agreed to open a new chapter in their relationship on Saturday after an informal summit, just months after a dispute over a stretch of their high-altitude Himalayan border rekindled fears of war. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent around 24 hours in the central Chinese city of Wuhan for meetings with President Xi Jinping, an ice-breaking trip both hoped would allow candour and nurture trust. Billed as an informal get-together rather than a summit, the two men held…

Xi portrays China as global leader as Trump era looms

GENEVA: China will build a "new model" of relations with the United States, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday in a speech that portrayed China as the leader of a globalised world where only international cooperation could solve the big problems. Two days before the inauguration of Donald Trump who has promised to be a US president putting "America first", Xi urged countries to resist isolationism. "Trade protectionism and self-isolation will benefit no one," Xi told an invited audience at the United Nations in…

China’s Xi to consolidate power at key meeting: analysts

BEIJING: The leaders of the world's most powerful political party gather in Beijing on Monday for a conclave that could change the course of Chinese history. In meetings at the exclusive Jinxi Hotel, safe from the public's prying eyes, nearly 400 top members of the Chinese Communist Party will confer for four days, discussing changes to how the giant party will be managed. The meeting, according to the official Xinhua News service, will focus on the issue of "party discipline". The dry rhetoric hides what may be a…