April 6, 2017 12:05 AM NPT
President Donald Trump has repeatedly hammered home his standpoint that the Chinese weren’t good at fair play in all things trade.
During a rally in 2016 Trump said: “We can’t continue to allow China to rape our country, and that’s what they’re doing”. A year on,
Trump the President is set to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at a two day get-together in Florida beginning Thursday.
Here’s data from the US Census Bureau on all of America’s top trading partners. This chart shows the value of US trade in
goods with China from 2004 to 2016 (in billion US dollars).