South China Morning Post: Trump vs Xi: prepare for a clash of views on big global issues
When the first summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump goes ahead in Florida this week, it will set the stage for a clash of world views on a range of international issues from globalisation to free trade.
Trump’s America-first agenda and desire to reduce the US’ global leadership comes as China is extending its reach around the world.
Just a few days before Trump’s inauguration in January, Xi told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that “just blaming economic globalisation for the world’s problems is inconsistent with reality, and it will not help solve the problems”.
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