U.S.-China Trade Tensions Loom Over Trump-Xi Summit

The Wall Street Journal, Apr 5, 2017
by William Mauldin

As President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet this week for what White House officials are calling an introductory summit, there is one issue where the U.S. leader’s position will need no introduction: trade. Mr. Trump won the White House in part with an angry denunciation of other countries’ economic “cheating,” using China as Exhibit A. Last week, he predicted a “very difficult” meeting with Mr. Xi, citing “massive trade deficits and job losses.” Please click here to continue reading this article.