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Dalio talks shop with Chinese minister of foreign affairs


The Bridgewater founder met with Yang Jiechi last week to discuss economics.

 Photo: Chinese embassy in Washington

Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, met with Chinese foreign minister Yang Jiechi on Thursday.

The two “exchanged views on bilateral trade and economic ties between China and the United States, poverty alleviation activities in China and other topics of mutual interest,” according to a brief statement made by the Chinese embassy in Washington.

Bridgewater declined to comment on the meeting. The Chinese embassy did not immediately respond to a request for elaboration.

Bridgewater tracks China closely as part of its ongoing macro economic analysis. Dalio has said the symbiotic relationship