04/09/2017

What Trump Accomplished During ‘Positive And Productive’ Meetings With China [Watch]

Charlie Spiering, Breitbart

President Donald Trump discussed several issues with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their high-profile meetings at Mar-a-lago this week.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters that Trump was able to build on his important relationship with the president of China but was “frank” and “candid” about their differences.

“I think all of us are feeling very good about the results of this summit in terms of what it did for setting a very constructive tone going forward,” he said.

Chinese State media noted that “Xi’s two-day trip at Mar-a-Lago was marked by cordiality, with both presidents seen smile [sic] to each other.”

Some issues discussed during the visit are important to the United States:

Trade and Currency

Trump told the Chinese that they needed to “level the playing field for American workers,” according to a statement from the White House. He expressed concerns about the Chinese government’s intervention in U.S. economy was hurting jobs for the American worker.

Both Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross spoke positively of a “100-day plan” that they discussed with their Chinese counterparts to make important changes immediately.

“The most interesting thing to me was they expressed an interest in reducing their net trade balance because of the impact it’s having on money supply and inflation,” Ross said about the Chinese. “That’s the first time I’ve heard them say that in a bilateral context.”

According to Xinhua, the Chinese state media, President Xi urged both countries to “grasp the opportunity” of economic development between the two countries and signaled interest in future investments.

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