Then US Treasury Secretary James Baker speaks to reporters at New York’s Plaza Hotel in September 1985 at the announcement of the Plaza Accord. Photo: AP

China seeks to avoid fate of Japan in US trade war deal as heavyweight economists gather in Beijing

  • Mainland economists seek advice from Japanese scholars over trade war experiences after their economic stagnation of the 1990s
  • Beijing is worried that a currency deal with the United States could lead to its export engine losing steam
Topic |   China economy

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Then US Treasury Secretary James Baker speaks to reporters at New York’s Plaza Hotel in September 1985 at the announcement of the Plaza Accord. Photo: AP
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