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Tom Plate
Opinion

Opinion

Tom Plate

Hong Kong offers China a way out of Trump’s trade war: cool the protests crisis to ease the tariffs heat

  • As hawkish US advisers whip up the China hysteria, Trump unleashes yet more bellicose trade action, spelling disaster for the world economy
  • Given that little is expected of the US president, it falls to Xi Jinping to dial matters back, and Hong Kong is a good place to start

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