China hopes to placate Trump with promise to buy billions more in U.S. goods

China hopes to placate Trump with promise to buy billions more in U.S. goods

Chinese officials are hoping to mollify President Trump’s oft-stated displeasure with America’s huge trade imbalance with China by pledging to import billions more of made-in-U.S.A. products.

Whether Beijing’s promised shopping spree and other concessions, made during talks this week in Washington,...