Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington on October 11. Photo: EPA-EFE Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington on October 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington on October 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

The trade war’s end would bring huge dividends to China, the US and the global economy at large

  • China’s economy could return to 7 per cent growth, the US could near 4 per cent and the world economy could go back to 5 per cent. But this would depend not just on the trade war ending, but appropriate stimulus and reform measures afterwards

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington on October 11. Photo: EPA-EFE Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington on October 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington on October 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
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