Beijing, Nov 8 (EFE) .- Companies from China and the United States today signed almost twenty commercial agreements valued at 9,000 million dollars, during the first day of the visit to Beijing by US President Donald Trump.
The 19 agreements, which include sectors such as energy, aeronautics or agriculture, were signed at a ceremony presided over by the US Trade Secretary Wilbur Ross and Chinese Vice Premier for Economic Affairs Wang Yang at the Great Hall of the People.
Trump arrived in Beijing today for a visit includes meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and a business summit in which both leaders will participate.
The US president arrived accompanied by executives of a Thirty major companies in sectors such as aviation, agriculture, biotechnology or machinery.
Ross, in a brief statement, pointed to the Washington Government's goal of reducing the strong trade deficit of the US with China.
For his part, Wang said that these agreements were a "warming" in the face of the "good" results of the meeting of the meetings Bilateral tomorrow.
The Chinese authorities published today the foreign trade data of the Asian giant during the first ten months of the year, which show that China registered a surplus with the US in the trade of goods worth 233,000 million dollars, with an increase of 8% over the same period of the previous year.
Trump made the trade deficit of his country with China one of the axes of his election campaign last year, and although he has moderated his rhetoric a lot against the Asian giant, he arrives in Beijing willing to improve that balance commercial.