It is too glib to say the trade row is the product of the contrasting economic models in China and the US. Conflict is not inevitable, as both share important common ground and both economies are highly adaptable. Photo: AP
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

A trade war cannot give China and America what they need. A wake-up call is overdue

  • David Brown says the two economies are so intertwined that when one falters, so, eventually, will the other. There is a way to address both their needs without coming to blows, and Beijing and Washington must put their minds to finding it

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It is too glib to say the trade row is the product of the contrasting economic models in China and the US. Conflict is not inevitable, as both share important common ground and both economies are highly adaptable. Photo: AP
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