Trump-Xi meeting: How Trump seeks to push his trade agenda forward

Rather than a willingness to make fundamental changes to their economies, experts said the Chinese were more likely to come bearing political enticements, like promises of investments in manufacturing plants.

"The risk is that the Chinese see President Trump as very transactional by nature and they would be all too happy to say, 'OK tell us what you want us to buy of yours,' rather than focus on the fundamental changes they need to make to their economy," said Michael Froman, the former US Trade Representative under President Barack Obama.

– by Jeremy Diamond in Trump-Xi meeting: How Trump seeks to push his trade agenda forward on Trump-Xi meeting: How Trump seeks to push his trade agenda forward