The conversation qianlong promised that britain would

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the conversation Qianlong promised that Britain would be the only country that China traded with. During this time China had limited trade with Westerners, which would include Britain, except for the city called Canton. Although China had these rules, Britain continued to buy Chinese goods and would resell the merchandise in the West for a huge profit. China was not buying from the British like they were buying from them, which created some issues between thetwo. China did not care to buy from Britain because Qianlong believed that China had an abundance of their own resources. Qianlong does not think that King George III was very 1
Staffordconsistent with what he had proposed. China wasn’t persuaded by the gifts that were sent by Britain, the emperor was stubborn and did not want to buy Britain’s goods. As a result of the whole situation, caused King George III to send Macartney to China to try to settle this issue.

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