US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he arrives at Bangor International Airport in Maine, US, on June 5. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he arrives at Bangor International Airport in Maine, US, on June 5. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he arrives at Bangor International Airport in Maine, US, on June 5. Photo: Reuters
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

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Is Donald Trump bluffing about starting a financial war with China? Chinese officials aren’t so sure

  • As the US president ups the rhetoric, Chinese officials are taking seriously the possibility of a financial war, which could take the form of the US cutting the country out of the international payments system or seizing Chinese assets

US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he arrives at Bangor International Airport in Maine, US, on June 5. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he arrives at Bangor International Airport in Maine, US, on June 5. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he arrives at Bangor International Airport in Maine, US, on June 5. Photo: Reuters
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Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley is a veteran journalist specialising in Asian economic and financial affairs. He was formerly Business Editor and International Finance Editor of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review and worked earlier on The Times newspaper in London