Why the U.S.-China relationship must improve

Even though China’s current president, Xi Jinping’s trip to Florida has helped ease the tension between the U.S. and China, it is still quite early to say that the relationship between the two nations is streamlined. On the one side, the United States is already a well-established superpower while on the other hand, China is rapidly growing and increasing its influence not only on the Asia-pacific region but the rest of the world as well. As a result, both powers are becoming increasingly suspicious of each other, as the U.S. perceives China’s rapid growth as its strategy to steal the leverage it has on the Asia-pacific region while China is wary that the U.S. wants to block its growth in fear of losing its status quo in matters trade and politics. This has resulted in a distrust that tends to increase with each wake. Nevertheless, it is important to note that even though it might not seem like it, the U.S.-China relationship dramatically defines the coming future for the rest of the world and in respect to that, must improve. Below is a detailed explanation as to why the U.S.-China relationship must improve—a view shared by supportive organizations like CUSEF. Commercial engagement One of the top reasons why the U.S.-China relationship must improve is due to the commercial engagement between the two nations. China lacks arable land thanks to its massive population making it impossible to invest in areas such as the mining of gas and oil and agriculture yet these are things it can’t do without. On the other hand, the U.S. has oil, gas and agricultural products...