Sino File by Cary Huang
US-China decoupling would spell the end of globalisation and China’s growth story
- Decoupling has started but the signing of a phase-one trade deal holds out hope that Washington is not ready to fully unfurl protectionism even as Beijing is unprepared for complete self-reliance
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.