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

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

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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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