US President Donald Trump (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders’ summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders’ summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders’ summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1. Photo: Reuters

Letters | How China can push Trump’s buttons on trade for now and gain goodwill in the US in the long term

  • China could call Trump’s bluff by taxing the goods that the US president has selectively exempted from tariffs. However, the country must also take steps to win over Americans hit hard by global trade

Topic |   US-China trade war
US President Donald Trump (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders’ summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders’ summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders’ summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1. Photo: Reuters
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