Trump’s administration sees infrastructure as one of the key areas to boost U.S. economy. However, the newly published Infrastructure plan has been criticized for lack of money and is highly dependent on private capital.

China, with its strong infrastructure achievements and the largest amount of foreign exchange reserve, is constantly looking for low-risk long-term investment projects to achieve asset preservation and appreciation.

Infrastructure development collaboration between US and China would create a win-win situation. China balances its foreign exchange levels while accelerating the rejuvenation of American infrastructure. This may also transform China into a job creator in the U.S.

But under current trade tension, things aren’t that easy. …

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Siyi (Sylvia) Sun

Beijing - New York | Columbia SIPA | Penn State | Journalism+ MPA in Environmental Policy| ESG| Social Impact| multicultural writer

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