Policemen in a reflection as they patrol outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. After the balmy gardens of Mar-a-Lago in April, Presidents Xi and Trump will meet in the wintry chill of the Chinese capital next month – the likely contrast in weather no doubt reflecting the change in mood. Photo: AFP.
David Dodwell
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Inside Out by David Dodwell

Trump in Asia next month: the Darth Vader of trade or just a bull stepping into a China shop?

US president, who has his own chequered corporate history in complying with contracts, wants to ensure no foreign judges can frustrate US efforts to decide on the rights and wrongs of a trade dispute

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Policemen in a reflection as they patrol outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. After the balmy gardens of Mar-a-Lago in April, Presidents Xi and Trump will meet in the wintry chill of the Chinese capital next month – the likely contrast in weather no doubt reflecting the change in mood. Photo: AFP.
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