Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer while waiting for his arrival before a campaign rally at the Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. If voters endorse Trump in next week’s Senate and House of Representative elections, they are also endorsing his dangerous trade policies. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

What the US midterm elections mean for the Donald Trump show - and world trade

  • David Dodwell says Trump is undoing US trade policies, even as China continues to move, however slowly, towards openness and liberalisation
  • The midterm elections will reveal whether Trump’s ‘America first’ policies are here to stay for six more years

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Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer while waiting for his arrival before a campaign rally at the Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. If voters endorse Trump in next week’s Senate and House of Representative elections, they are also endorsing his dangerous trade policies. Photo: AFP
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