Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump after signing phase one of the US-China trade agreement during a ceremony at the White House on January 15, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump after signing phase one of the US-China trade agreement during a ceremony at the White House on January 15, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

Why China might prefer dealmaker Donald Trump’s transactional stance to politician Joe Biden’s playbook

  • While the Trump administration had no problem ‘haggling over the price of chickens’ with Beijing, Biden’s team seems focused on the re-establishment of a broader US negotiating position

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump after signing phase one of the US-China trade agreement during a ceremony at the White House on January 15, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump after signing phase one of the US-China trade agreement during a ceremony at the White House on January 15, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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