US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He as US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin looks on (left) with Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan (right) in Shanghai. Photo: AP
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Go-slow efforts to end US-China trade war add to the pressure on Hong Kong

  • Given that there is no end in sight to the volatility, the city must remain vigilant lest internal conflict and external conditions push it towards recession

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He as US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin looks on (left) with Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan (right) in Shanghai. Photo: AP
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