US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: Reuters
Dani Rodrik
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Dani Rodrik

The US and China can find middle ground and get past the trade war. Here’s how

  • China and the US, like all other countries, should be able to maintain their own economic model. But international trade rules should prohibit national governments from adopting ‘beggar-thy-neighbour’ policies

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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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A man walks inside a luxury shop in Beijing. China’s economy grew in the third quarter of 2019 at the slowest pace since 1992. Photo: AFP
Yu Yongding
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The View by Yu Yongding

China needs to arrest slowing economic growth, and it has the means to do so

  • The prospect of slower Chinese growth is gaining widespread acceptance, but this trend is dangerous
  • For the sake of China and a global economy primed for recession, Beijing must halt the decline in GDP growth and implement a powerful stimulus package

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A man walks inside a luxury shop in Beijing. China’s economy grew in the third quarter of 2019 at the slowest pace since 1992. Photo: AFP
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