Despite an apparent truce between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Osaka at the end of June, the trade war between the two countries has continued to escalate. Photo: AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are both in the construction business – one builds infrastructure, the other builds barriers

  • The US can’t match Beijing’s plans for the Belt and Road Initiative, so it has resorted to trying to block them. However, signs from the financial world offer no indication that this plan is working

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Despite an apparent truce between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Osaka at the end of June, the trade war between the two countries has continued to escalate. Photo: AFP
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