President Donald Trump is likely to hold talks with Wang Qishan, China’s vice-president, at the World Economic Forum later this month, the South China Morning Post reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
Wang is expected to lead China’s team to the annual forum in Davos, Switzerland. The talk with Trump would take place on the sidelines of the meeting, the newspaper said.
It would follow a meeting due to start in Beijing on Monday between U.S. and Chinese officials, the first formal gathering between the two sides since Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a 90-day tariff truce in Argentina in December.
A week ago, Trump reported “big progress” in trade talks with his Chinese counterpart, providing an optimistic start to what could be a make-or-break year for ties between the world’s two largest economies.
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