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29 tweets with reference to China were posted by Donald Trump since taking office as US President (by this newsletter’s deadline). In his latest remarks on Twitter he thanked China’s President Xi Jinping for an “incredible welcome ceremony.” Compared to his time as a candidate, Trump has become more sparing with his tweets on China. According to the Trump Twitter Archive, he posted more than 400 China-related tweets since 2011.