So it might have come as a surprise to some in China during the 2016 presidential election in the US when one of the candidates devoted much attention to accusing China of being an “economic enemy”, saying that, “We can’t continue to allow China to rape our country, and that’s what they’re doing. It’s the greatest theft in the history of the world,” and promising to slap high tariffs on imports from China to slash the US’ trade deficit with that country and bring jobs back to the US. Perhaps the bigger surprise was that this candidate won the election.
Having shelved or dealt with the domestic issues, Trump in recent weeks replaced his secretary of state, chief economic adviser, and his national security adviser, with hawks and protectionists. He now has a team that will back, not block, his moves to start a trade war.
President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited the People's Liberation Army delegation to the annual session of the country's top legislature every year since 2013. Let's have a look at what he talked with the PLA deputies.
The consensus in the US was that a richer China would be a peaceful China, and an enormous market for US products and services. This point of view still predominates, despite the current shenanigans.
The China Civil Aviation Administration authorized AOPA-China to issue licenses beginning in 2015. The administration requires licenses for people operating unmanned aerial vehicles heavier than 7 kilograms.
"When we stood together and I explained basic points to them, I seemed to find myself going back in time three years.