Many observers believe the unfolding trade war between the US and China is actually nothing to do with tariffs, steel and aluminium or even cars Photo: AFPMany observers believe the unfolding trade war between the US and China is actually nothing to do with tariffs, steel and aluminium or even cars Photo: AFP
Many observers believe the unfolding trade war between the US and China is actually nothing to do with tariffs, steel and aluminium or even cars Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

David Dodwell

The real target of Trump’s trade war is ‘Made in China 2025’

US officials’ outrage at China having the temerity to resort to the standard tools of industry policy is the height of hypocrisy, writes David Dodwell

Many observers believe the unfolding trade war between the US and China is actually nothing to do with tariffs, steel and aluminium or even cars Photo: AFPMany observers believe the unfolding trade war between the US and China is actually nothing to do with tariffs, steel and aluminium or even cars Photo: AFP
Many observers believe the unfolding trade war between the US and China is actually nothing to do with tariffs, steel and aluminium or even cars Photo: AFP
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