Photo released on Twitter by the German Government's spokesman Steffen Seibert on June 9, 2018 and taken by the German government's photographer Jesco Denzel shows US President Donald Trump (R) talking with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and surrounded by other G7 leaders during a meeting of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. The photo went viral, popping up all over social media, sometimes in its original form sometimes altered for humorous or satirical ends. Photo: AP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

The writing on the wall shows world’s biggest markets coming together to push back against Trump’s trade war

  • Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe has recently concluded two important trade deals, neither including the US
  • Trump does not seem to understand that, important and huge as the US market is, many other growing markets are forming alliances in which a belligerent, trade war-wielding America isn’t welcomed

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Photo released on Twitter by the German Government's spokesman Steffen Seibert on June 9, 2018 and taken by the German government's photographer Jesco Denzel shows US President Donald Trump (R) talking with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and surrounded by other G7 leaders during a meeting of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. The photo went viral, popping up all over social media, sometimes in its original form sometimes altered for humorous or satirical ends. Photo: AP
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