FOR­EIGN TIES

CityPress - - Business -

US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, Chi­nese Pres­i­dent Xi Jin­ping and their wives, First Lady Me­la­nia Trump and First Lady Peng Liyuan, pose for pho­tog­ra­phers be­fore din­ner at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on Thurs­day. High on the agenda be­tween the world lead­ers was the US’s trade deficit with China, which was $347 bil­lion (R4.7 tril­lion) last year. The trade deficit ex­ists be­cause US ex­ports to China were only $116 bil­lion, while im­ports from China were $463 bil­lion

PHOTO: AP

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