Notices reading “Made in Hong Kong” are displayed among piles of face masks in a shop in Hong Kong on August 12. Pressure to label Hong Kong exports as “Made in China” and sanctions over the national security law could push the city into playing an active role in the US-China trade conflict. Photo: AFP Notices reading “Made in Hong Kong” are displayed among piles of face masks in a shop in Hong Kong on August 12. Pressure to label Hong Kong exports as “Made in China” and sanctions over the national security law could push the city into playing an active role in the US-China trade conflict. Photo: AFP
Notices reading “Made in Hong Kong” are displayed among piles of face masks in a shop in Hong Kong on August 12. Pressure to label Hong Kong exports as “Made in China” and sanctions over the national security law could push the city into playing an active role in the US-China trade conflict. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Hong Kong has a valuable role to play in the US-China conflict

  • Having been targeted for sanctions and pressured to say its exports are made in China, Hong Kong has some principled positions it must defend at all costs
  • One vital role for the city is to remind Beijing and Washington that we must strengthen the global institutions and processes that have served us well

Notices reading “Made in Hong Kong” are displayed among piles of face masks in a shop in Hong Kong on August 12. Pressure to label Hong Kong exports as “Made in China” and sanctions over the national security law could push the city into playing an active role in the US-China trade conflict. Photo: AFP Notices reading “Made in Hong Kong” are displayed among piles of face masks in a shop in Hong Kong on August 12. Pressure to label Hong Kong exports as “Made in China” and sanctions over the national security law could push the city into playing an active role in the US-China trade conflict. Photo: AFP
Notices reading “Made in Hong Kong” are displayed among piles of face masks in a shop in Hong Kong on August 12. Pressure to label Hong Kong exports as “Made in China” and sanctions over the national security law could push the city into playing an active role in the US-China trade conflict. Photo: AFP
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