Images of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the computer screen of a currency trader at a bank in Seoul, South Korea, on August 26. Asian shares tumbled on that day, after the latest escalation in the US-China trade war renewed uncertainties about global economies. Photo: AP
Bob Savic
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Bob Savic

Despite the best efforts of Trump and Boris Johnson, the future of globalisation is secure as long as the US and China stay on track

  • The G7 summit proved again that the days of the elite club leading the world are over – the future belongs to China and emerging economies
  • A recent softening of stances proves a knockout punch to globalisation is unlikely from either the US or British leader, but surviving the trade war will be key

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Images of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the computer screen of a currency trader at a bank in Seoul, South Korea, on August 26. Asian shares tumbled on that day, after the latest escalation in the US-China trade war renewed uncertainties about global economies. Photo: AP
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