How the US trade war brings out China’s best hopes and worst fears for its economy
- China’s trade and tariff war with the US is its biggest economic threat, with growth now expected to slip below the psychologically important 6 per cent figure
- Yet the possibility of comprehensive US-China trade deals also underpins Beijing’s hopes of returning to sustainable growth
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.