US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

As Trump’s first term ends, what has his trade war with China achieved?

  • While Trump’s acolytes would insist that the trade war is good, necessary and will bear fruit in the long term, the hard evidence of the past two years is less persuasive

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019. Photo: AP
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