Beijing’s central business district. Researchers have warned that if the US imposes sanctions on financial products or transactions it could set off a financial crisis in China. Photo: Reuters

Trade war escalation may trigger financial crisis in China, researchers warn

Study looked at possible scenarios where the US could try to constrain, or even attempt to destroy, China’s financial markets, financial assets and its currency

Topic |   China economy

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Beijing’s central business district. Researchers have warned that if the US imposes sanctions on financial products or transactions it could set off a financial crisis in China. Photo: Reuters
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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.