US Vice-President Mike Pence (centre) looks at President Xi Jinping (second from right) before the official family photograph during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit at the Hilton Hotel in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 17. This year, Apec countries failed to even agree on a routine joint statement. Photo: EPA
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

The US is dismantling the multilateral order it built, but the world will have to carry on

  • Andrew Sheng says US-China relations are unlikely to recover, even with the forthcoming Trump-Xi meeting. The US is turning inward, and the rest of the world has to find a way forward in this new political order

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US Vice-President Mike Pence (centre) looks at President Xi Jinping (second from right) before the official family photograph during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit at the Hilton Hotel in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 17. This year, Apec countries failed to even agree on a routine joint statement. Photo: EPA
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