A temporary trade war truce was achieved between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at their G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, on June 29. Photo: Reuters
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

Three key issues to look out for as the US and China fumble towards a trade deal

  • Investors worried about economic uncertainty should consider that if the talks can separate out contentious issues like technology, the chances of a deal will be higher
  • However, the US presidential election may encourage a harder stance on China, while a sharp rebound in markets may remove the urgency for a quick agreement

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A temporary trade war truce was achieved between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at their G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, on June 29. Photo: Reuters
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