Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He speaks to US President Donald Trump during a trade meeting in the Oval Office on April 4. Photo: AFP
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

The ball is in China’s court. It must take the initiative, end the trade war and save the global economy

  • The US-China trade war, Brexit and tensions in the Gulf could add up to a perfect storm for the global economy. The world can’t count on Trump. Now, more than ever, Beijing must take the lead

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Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He speaks to US President Donald Trump during a trade meeting in the Oval Office on April 4. Photo: AFP
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