The consensus reached at this round of talks appears more substantial than at previous negotiations. Photo: Reuters
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

Interim US-China trade deal offers some relief – and a false sense of security. Investors should not be lulled

  • The two sides have agreed to pick the low-hanging fruit to try and head off a slowdown in their own economies, but expect subsequent discussions on thornier issues, such as technology transfer and IP protection, to be far less smooth

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The consensus reached at this round of talks appears more substantial than at previous negotiations. Photo: Reuters
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Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

US-China trade war: who wanted a deal the most? Just look at the concessions made by both sides

  • Washington offered one concession – deferring the October 15 tariff hikes – while Beijing backed down on US farm purchases, IP and tech transfers, financial market liberalisation, exchange-rate reform and an enforcement mechanism

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