Commentators are still trying to figure out whether Trump’s plans for crippling import duties on goods from China were real, or just bombastic election campaign rhetoric. Photo: AP
Laura He
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Across The Border by Laura He

Any Trump-led protectionism will add to China’s growth woes and devastate some Asian economies

A 30pc drop in export earnings from the US may pare down Hong Kong and Singapore’s growth by 6 percentage points respectively, analysts predict

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Commentators are still trying to figure out whether Trump’s plans for crippling import duties on goods from China were real, or just bombastic election campaign rhetoric. Photo: AP
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