In particular, Trump accused China of currency manipulation and proposed to raise the issue of country's commitment to the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Every year, the spokesman of the National People's Congress (NPC), unveils the country's defence budget in terms of percentage.
Spokesman Zhang Yesui didn't disclose China's planned defense spending increase for this year during a briefing before the session starts Monday.
Zhang noted that last year's trade volume between China and the United States topped 580 billion dollars.
"The constitution must adapt to the changing circumstances, include new experiences, reflect new achievements and lay out new guidelines to remain relevant", Zhang said. While that's about one-quarter of US outlays, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute estimates that China's actual spending is about 55 percent more than the officially stated figures. "China's development will not pose a threat to other countries".
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"What's alarming is not the non-reporting of largely fictitious defense spending figures so much as the Chinese leadership is shedding even the pretense of being open about its military plans, " Jennings said in an e-mail.
A large part of the growth of China's defence budget is to make up for the low military spending in the past and is mainly used to upgrade equipment and improve the welfare of servicemen and women and the living and training condition of troops.
China on Sunday sought to allay fears over its grand multi-billion Belt and Road project, saying suspecting the initiative as Beijing's "geostrategic tool" is a "misinterpretation".
"To say that the Belt and Road Initiative is a geo-strategic tool, in my view, this is a misinterpretation of the initiative".
India opposes the route of the project, which goes through the Kashmir claimed by it but controlled by Pakistan.
Chinese politician Wang Yang, anticipated to succeed Yu Zhengsheng, the current chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), is expected to play an important role in embarking on economic propaganda targeting Taiwan, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times report.