Robert Delaney
Robert Delaney

SCMP Columnist

On Balance by Robert Delaney

China hands its best friend Donald Trump a win on trade. But Beijing needs to tread carefully – this ‘love fest’ may not last

  • A week before the trade truce, a deal seemed out of reach and the NBA exposed the depth of the two countries’ differences. But Trump needed a deal amid his impeachment inquiry, and his affinity for Xi is something a successor may not share