US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrives to attend a meeting with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in Beijing on June 3. Photo: EPA-EFE
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Will the trade war force China to fold? The US’ confidence may be misguided

Neal Kimberley says though the Trump administration has shown no signs of doubt that it has a superior position in the trade war, a closer look shows why China is unlikely – and perhaps unable – to back down, so both sides need to come back to negotiations

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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrives to attend a meeting with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in Beijing on June 3. Photo: EPA-EFE
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