Chinese Vice-Premier and lead trade negotiator Liu He sits with members of the Chinese delegation before the opening session of negotiations with the US side in Beijing on February 14. Photo: AFP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

China can’t accept US demands for a strong yuan in trade war negotiations

  • It is one thing for Washington to call on Beijing to stabilise the yuan; quite another for it to insist on a strong Chinese currency when it relies on the weakness of its own dollar

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Chinese Vice-Premier and lead trade negotiator Liu He sits with members of the Chinese delegation before the opening session of negotiations with the US side in Beijing on February 14. Photo: AFP
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