US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer listens to Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on February 15. Photo: AP
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

The US will lose badly in the trade war with China and imperil the world economy if both countries don’t cooperate

  • US exports to China are down much more dramatically than China’s exports to the US. China has also sold more Treasury bonds in March, putting pressure on the already large US fiscal deficit

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer listens to Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on February 15. Photo: AP
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