People walk past an Apple store in Beijing. Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have agreed to a new truce in a year-long trade war between the US and China. Photo: AP
Tung Chee-hwa
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Tung Chee-hwa

The US and China complement each other. Decoupling doesn’t make sense for either nation, or the world at large

  • Centuries ago, when China was the world’s biggest economy, it did not become a hegemonic power. Nor will it now. And, in the years to come, the US-China trade relationship is only going to become more complementary

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People walk past an Apple store in Beijing. Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have agreed to a new truce in a year-long trade war between the US and China. Photo: AP
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Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at the G20 summit in Osaka in June to resume trade negotiations but a similar agreement they reached last year failed. Photo: Reuters
Yu Yongding
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Yu Yongding

How China can protect itself in the next phase of Donald Trump’s trade war

  • The Trump administration wants US companies to leave China and it is up to Beijing to persuade them to stay. It must also prepare for the possibility of a currency war, and US sanctions on Chinese financial institutions

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Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at the G20 summit in Osaka in June to resume trade negotiations but a similar agreement they reached last year failed. Photo: Reuters
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