US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg. Photo: AP

China turning its back on reform and opening up would be the real tragedy of a trade war

Vasilis Trigkas says for all the talk of China’s debt and the potentially devastating impact on its economy, the biggest casualty of a prolonged economic conflict with America would be China’s attitude to the outside world, and thus the global order

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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg. Photo: AP
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