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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As it happened: Donald Trump confirms US companies can continue to sell to Huawei during G20 press conference

  • The US president earlier wrapped up a meeting with China's Xi Jinping, with Donald Trump saying the outcome was 'better than expected'
  • Trump heading to Seoul to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in later on Saturday
US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan.
Topic |   G20