A worker measures a steel pipe at a factory in Zouping, Shandong province, on April 18. US President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium imports. Photo: AFP 

Why a US-China trade war is self-defeating in a connected world

Liu Jun says most goods and services rely on a vast network of trade relationships benefiting people worldwide, and technological breakthroughs will bring disruptions that require societies to work together to find solutions

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A worker measures a steel pipe at a factory in Zouping, Shandong province, on April 18. US President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium imports. Photo: AFP 
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