Xi Jinping has been the President of the People's Republic of China since 2013.
Xi Jinping was born in Beijing in 1953 as the son of communist veteran Xi Zhongxun and rose through the party ranks in China's coastal provinces. He is married to famous Chinese singer Peng Liyuan. Xi has called for a renewed campaign against corruption, continued market economic reforms, and a comprehensive "national renewal."
On Saturday, the Chinese and US Presidents meet in Osaka to see if any kind of breakthrough can be found in the countries' ongoing trade war. Already, they have taken part in a digital economy summit, while others meetings are taking place at this powwow of world leaders.
US president Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are due to hold a meeting at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. Many observers hope that it will deescalate a trade conflict marked by little more than tariffs and counter-tariffs.