Illustration: Craig Stephens
Stephen R. Nagy
Opinion

Opinion

Stephen R. Nagy

A US-China trade deal will come. It just won’t solve any of the problems that matter

  • An agreement is needed to mitigate current tensions, but the terms will neither tackle the imbalances in bilateral trade, nor address the geopolitical and strategic concerns that underlie the conflict

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are expected to come together for a summit in March or April, potentially to seal a trade deal. Both men are seen together in Palm Beach, Florida, in April 2017. Photo: AP
Dominic Ng
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Opinion

The View by Dominic Ng

US-China trade war talks will be for nothing if they don’t take steps to rebuild trust

  • Even if a deal is reached in the current round of negotiations, it won’t last if Beijing and Washington don’t make compromises and draw up clear rules for future interactions

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are expected to come together for a summit in March or April, potentially to seal a trade deal. Both men are seen together in Palm Beach, Florida, in April 2017. Photo: AP
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