Heribert Dieter is visiting professor and director of policy research, Asia Global Institute, the University of Hong Kong. Since 2001, he has been senior fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin. From 2013 to 2019, he was visiting professor for international political economy at Zeppelin University, Lake Constance. He has published eight monographs, seven edited volumes and over 150 articles, including 28 peer-reviewed, in academic journals.
The US may have succeeded in forcing a relocation of supply chains from China, but now that the damage has been done, the Chinese are in no hurry to clinch a deal. Not so for Trump, who has an election to win amid signs of a slowing US economy.