A worker checks steel wires at a warehouse in Dalian, Liaoning province, in May 2017. US President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium has raised fears of a trade war between the two countries. Photo: Reuters

Five reasons why Trump is not ready for a trade war, and China could emerge stronger from the contest

Scott Kennedy says the US administration has underestimated its opposition, and the domestic impact of a trade war. The risk is that China could emerge from the contest more difficult to rein in

Topic |   US-China relations

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A worker checks steel wires at a warehouse in Dalian, Liaoning province, in May 2017. US President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium has raised fears of a trade war between the two countries. Photo: Reuters
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