The conflict between the US and China is likely to cast a shadow over the global economy for some time to come. Photo: EPA-EFE

US-China trade unpredictability likely to weigh on global economy

  • Given large gaps between US and Chinese positions, deal ending trade war may not be possible before the end of the year, analysts say
  • Uncertainty is causing businesses to postpone decisions, hurting investment and consumption
Topic |   China economy

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The conflict between the US and China is likely to cast a shadow over the global economy for some time to come. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.