US President Joe Biden meets President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on November 15, 2021. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden meets President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on November 15, 2021. Photo: AFP
Chen Gong
Opinion

Opinion

Chen Gong

Why US-China relations will only get worse, no matter who is in the White House

  • Hopes that the US-China relationship will improve ignore the many underlying factors driving the two sides apart
  • Domestic politics, slowing economic growth and increasing nationalism are not conducive to normalising relations and will only further erode ties

US President Joe Biden meets President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on November 15, 2021. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden meets President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on November 15, 2021. Photo: AFP
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