Wendy Cutler, one of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s chief negotiators, has urged US President Donald Trump to include American allies in trade negotiations. Photo: Bruce Yan

Donald Trump urged by former US official to include allies in US-China trade war deal

  • Former deputy acting US trade representative Wendy Cutler credits Trump’s tariffs with ‘bringing China to the negotiating table’
  • To get maximum benefit from trade deal with China, Trump should include allies like the European Union and Japan in negotiations, Cutler said
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Wendy Cutler, one of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s chief negotiators, has urged US President Donald Trump to include American allies in trade negotiations. Photo: Bruce Yan
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Rolls of steel are stacked inside the China Steel Corporation factory, in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade war damages export powerhouse Taiwan’s growth prospects, as global demand softens

  • Taiwan’s exports fell for the fifth straight month in March, with the country vulnerable to global demand shifts offshore
  • Exports cover 77 per cent of Taiwan’s GDP, an estimated US$595 billion in 2019
Topic |   Taiwan

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Rolls of steel are stacked inside the China Steel Corporation factory, in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
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