President Xi currently commands an unrivaled level of political power and he has been dubbed the "world's most powerful man" by several western media outlets.
And President Trump seems to agree with this assessment. During his two-day visit to the Chinese capital, Trump played along with the pageantry and pomp that had been laid out by President Xi, calling him a "very special man."
Incidentally, US and Chinese firms signed $253 billion (€220 billion) worth of deals during the ceremony, which according to the South China Morning Post, is the largest in the history of US-China relations.
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