While the US has done the heavy lifting in raising issues regarding trade and market access with China, other countries could stand to benefit from future trade relationships, said Dr Parag Khanna. Photo: Xinhua

US-China trade war reflection of shifting centre for global trade, author says

  • Europe, Southeast Asia stand to benefit from US-China conflict, according to Dr Parag Khanna
  • By not joining Trans-Pacific Partnership, the US could be cut out of growing Eurasian centre of trade, Khanna says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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While the US has done the heavy lifting in raising issues regarding trade and market access with China, other countries could stand to benefit from future trade relationships, said Dr Parag Khanna. Photo: Xinhua
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has recently become more critical of the United States. Photo: Reuters
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Richard Heydarian

Amid escalating US-China tensions, Indo-Pacific leaders need to play key role in keeping regional peace

  • Entering the post-American world, an increasingly equitable network of relations among major players in the region has emerged
  • Peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region depends on the ability of major powers to establish common rules of the road, Richard Heydarian says

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has recently become more critical of the United States. Photo: Reuters
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