A trade war between China and the US would set Asia up for a dangerous tit-for-tat cycle that’s unprecedented in the globalisation age. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Tools of the trade war: Trump’s tariffs may hurt his Asian allies, along with the US

William Pesek writes that the Trump administration’s fervour for tough trade measures may hurt China, but China is too important to friendly nations in Asia and it has several means of retaliating against the US

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A trade war between China and the US would set Asia up for a dangerous tit-for-tat cycle that’s unprecedented in the globalisation age. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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