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Stephen Roach
Opinion

Opinion

Stephen Roach

Donald Trump is wrong. The US economy is not strong enough to win cold war 2.0

  • While the US prevailed in the cold war with the Soviet Union, its economy is in a much weaker position today. Both the US and China should resolve their own economic imbalances and then work together to preserve the post-war world order

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Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

China’s economy is hurting and a trade deal can’t come a moment too soon for Beijing

  • China’s official economic figures point to a bad year. Beijing has only one real way out of the slump – it needs to end the trade war with Washington. Vice-Premier Liu He, who visits the US this week, should hammer out a deal soon

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