At the 13th G20 Summit in Argentina, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump reached an agreement on December 1. It was decided there would be a 90-day pause before fresh tariffs were imposed. The two sides agreed to step up negotiations during the truce to remove all additional tariffs and reach a win-win deal.
FOCAC has been an important engine for China-Africa collaboration, promoting cooperation in trade, investment, project contracting, cultural exchanges, finance and security. It also becomes an important platform for China and Africa to enhance cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative in the new era. The Beijing Summit adopted the Beijing Action Plan (2019-2021), drawing the roadmap for China-Africa cooperation in the upcoming years.