Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, seen here in November 2017, need to bridge their differences to avoid tipping the world economy over the edge. Photo: AFP
Dan Steinbock
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Dan Steinbock

US-China trade war is pushing the world economy closer to the edge. The longer it goes on, the harder it will be to undo the damage

  • Compared to pre-2008 crisis levels, world economic growth has plummeted by half and is at risk of a long-term, hard-to-reverse stagnation. Returning to global integration and multilateral reconciliation could dramatically change the scenario

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Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, seen here in November 2017, need to bridge their differences to avoid tipping the world economy over the edge. Photo: AFP
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