Obama’s Chinese encounter has backdrop of economic ill-feeling

The presidents of China and the US will get their first opportunity to size each other up when they meet on the sidelines of the G20 talks this week.

28th March, 2009

The presidents of China and the US will get their first opportunity to size each other up when they meet on the sidelines of the G20 talks this week.

The first encounter between Barack Obama and Hu Jintao comes as growing frustration at the US response to the financial crisis has prompted high ranking Chinese officials to push for a redrawing of the global economic map that would see the US’s role weakened considerably....

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