Then US president Donald Trump, surrounded by business leaders and administration officials, prepares to sign a memorandum on intellectual property tariffs on hi-tech goods from China, at the White House in Washington on March 22, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Then US president Donald Trump, surrounded by business leaders and administration officials, prepares to sign a memorandum on intellectual property tariffs on hi-tech goods from China, at the White House in Washington on March 22, 2018. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Why Biden’s China trade policy is still haunted by the ghost of Trump

  • Damaging though the trade war is, Biden cannot afford to risk mid-term votes. Also, his administration is more preoccupied with defence and security than trade and economics

Then US president Donald Trump, surrounded by business leaders and administration officials, prepares to sign a memorandum on intellectual property tariffs on hi-tech goods from China, at the White House in Washington on March 22, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Then US president Donald Trump, surrounded by business leaders and administration officials, prepares to sign a memorandum on intellectual property tariffs on hi-tech goods from China, at the White House in Washington on March 22, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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