Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP

US-China trade war will not reduce trade deficit, IMF finds, in rebuke of Donald Trump’s tariff policies

  • International Monetary Fund report says countries looking to reset trade imbalances should address issues in their own economies instead of implementing tariffs
  • Dense academic text does not directly refer to the US president, but appears to be a subtle rebuke to his views on trade
Topic |   China economy

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
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