Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in the latter's Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago on April 6, 2017. Photo: MCT Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in the latter's Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago on April 6, 2017. Photo: MCT
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in the latter's Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago on April 6, 2017. Photo: MCT
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

The US made the global trade rules it constantly claims are unfair

For the Trump administration to argue that the trade playing field is unfairly skewed in favour of foreign countries is to be profoundly hypocritical

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in the latter's Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago on April 6, 2017. Photo: MCT Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in the latter's Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago on April 6, 2017. Photo: MCT
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in the latter's Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago on April 6, 2017. Photo: MCT
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.