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Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony for the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Nov. 5.   © Reuters
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Xi's dream of beating US backfires

Beijing hides seriousness of trade war from citizens

KATSUJI NAKAZAWA, Nikkei senior staff writer | China

SHANGHAI -- One day before the U.S. midterm elections, Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Shanghai, the country's economic center, hosting what Beijing has dubbed the most important diplomatic event of the year: the first China International Import Expo.

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