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Nov 09, 2017 07:09 PM
POLITICS & LAW

Xi, Trump Trade Promises as Businesses Sign $253.5 Billion in Agreements

U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured here greeting opera performers after a Forbidden City performace, said that he and his
U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured here greeting opera performers after a Forbidden City performace, said that he and his "very special" counterpart will find a solution to their nations' trade imbalance that will be "fair and tremendous for both of us." Photo: IC

President Xi Jinping pledged Thursday to import more U.S. agricultural produce and energy products and to deepen trade cooperation during a meeting in Beijing with visiting U.S. President Donald Trump.

Both presidents attended a dialogue with business leaders from both countries in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, where they were present for the signing of trade deals worth $253.5 billion, a record figure in the trade history of the two countries, the state-run China News Service reported, citing Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan.

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