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Xi: China will avoid decoupling amid tension with U.S., Europe


  • China’s President Xi Jinping on 19 Nov spurned suggestions that his country might decouple or separate itself from the U.S. and other trading partners, amid tension with Washington and Europe over technology and security.
  • Speaking by video link from Beijing to a meeting of Asia-Pacific CEOs, Xi promised to open China’s market wider but announced no initiatives to respond to complaints the ruling Communist Party improperly subsidises and shields technology & other industries from foreign competitors.