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Friday, March 2, 2018

The US continues to impose its will

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China has Taiwan as one more province of its territory. To start diplomatic relations with Beijing, countries must resign to maintain formal ties with the self-governing island. The United States maintains an ambiguous policy regarding the status of Taiwan, which is listed as a "one-China policy": it does not record membership in China or the emancipation of Taiwan. Trump, shortly before taking the US presidency, unleashed a diplomatic conflict with Beijing after a telephone conversation with the Taiwanese president, Tsai Ing-wen, and threaten not to respect the "one-China policy" during his term. The tensions were later dissolved in a telephone conversation with Xi, where his adherence to this policy was very clear.

Taiwan is once again the center of altercation between China and the United States. After being unanimously approved the law that strengthens ties between Washington and Taipei, capital of the island considered by China as an independent territory of its own, in the United States Senate, Beijing reacted with anger.

The only thing missing for the regulation to enter into force is the signature of the president, Donald Trump. This law facilitates that the Taiwanese senior leaders can travel to the United States and meet with the US authorities, and vice versa. On the other hand, it manages to encourage companies and Taiwanese cultural representatives to do business with the country. The House of Representatives had passed the bill since January.

China's annoyance is part of what it considers interference in its internal affairs. Hua Chunying, the spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told the daily press of this department, announced that her government has deployed a protest against the United States. Apparently, it goes The norm only gets to intensify more the increasing tensions in the relation between China and the United States. Although Trump boasts of his personal rapport with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the White House has been threatening for months the possibility of imposing heavy tariffs on products with which China and other countries compete unfairly.

In this bilateral trade relationship, which is the most important in the world, the balance is favorable to Beijing for about 300,000 million dollars. The approval of the law on Taiwan in the Senate agrees, with the presence in Washington of Liu He, one of the most trusted economic advisers of Xi and a man that the analysts consider will receive an important promotion in the meeting of the Chinese National Assembly, next to be celebrated.

Liu, who many consider the next economic vice premier, or president of the Central Bank, arrived in the United States with the marked purpose of trying to build bridges and avoid a commercial war.

For its part, the American media believe that this Thursday the White House will make an important announcement on tariffs. Liu is expected to meet with senior officials at the helm of the Trump Administration's economic policy, which includes Foreign Trade Representative Ron Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. It could also happen as happened with the visit of Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi, and be received in the Oval Office for a quick conversation with Trump.