The president reckons Beijing will hop at a commerce bargain because the Chinese economy is slowing down. Martin Farrer takes a closer look

Donald Trump has claimed ahead of his crunch meeting with Xi Jinping that China’s economy is “going down the tubes” and that Beijing are desperate to do a commerce bargain to avert a bigger slowdown.

So is there any truth to the US president’s claims?

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