What worries Donald Trump might not be the US trade deficit with China, but the huge amount of American direct investment in the country. Photo: AP What worries Donald Trump might not be the US trade deficit with China, but the huge amount of American direct investment in the country. Photo: AP
What worries Donald Trump might not be the US trade deficit with China, but the huge amount of American direct investment in the country. Photo: AP
Zhigang Tao
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Zhigang Tao and Mary Hui

Why Donald Trump’s trade war is aimed at foreign direct investment in China

Zhigang Tao and Mary Hui say Trump is hurting American firms that have outsourced to China in the hope of bringing manufacturing back to the US. Beijing has to give US firms reasons to stay

What worries Donald Trump might not be the US trade deficit with China, but the huge amount of American direct investment in the country. Photo: AP What worries Donald Trump might not be the US trade deficit with China, but the huge amount of American direct investment in the country. Photo: AP
What worries Donald Trump might not be the US trade deficit with China, but the huge amount of American direct investment in the country. Photo: AP
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