Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Donald Trump has perhaps attacked no country as consistently as he has China.China is a huge market for American goods, and last year the country invested more than $53 billion in the U.S. economy, according to Forbes.Ten years ago, exports made up a staggering 37 percent of China's GDP.As Trump was promising protectionism and threatening literally to wall off America from its southern neighbor, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a trip through Latin America in November, his third in four years. He signed more than 40 deals, Bloomberg reported, and committed tens of billions of dollars of investments in the region, adding to a $250 billion commitment made in 2015 .Now China has offered up its own version of the pact, one that excludes America and favors China's more mercantilist approach.Trump has only made sneering references to globalism and globalization and no senior member of his team currently plans to attend.Looking beyond his tweets, Beijing seems to have concluded that Trump's presidency might well prove to be the best thing that's happened to China in a long time.
Trump’s trade war strategy not working
U.S. needs to end Afghan war without losing peace
Johnson will accelerate the decline of Europe
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE