US flags have been seen during the anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

China hopes Donald Trump ‘honours’ earlier hands-off stance on Hong Kong despite latest US trade war link

  • Commerce Ministry spokesman failed to mention statement linking trade talks between Washington and Beijing with the anti-government protests in the city
  • Trump this week said that a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown in Hong Kong would harm trade talks between China and the United States
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US flags have been seen during the anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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Kent International chairman and CEO Arnold Kamler estimates that 30 per cent of the company’s annual production will come from Cambodia, when a new factory opens at the end of 2019. Photo: Politico

Donald Trump’s trade war tariffs on China failing to bring jobs and manufacturing back to the US

  • The US president promised tariffs on Chinese goods as part of the trade war would help bring jobs back to the United States
  • But while firms are leaving China, it is the likes of Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Mexico, and Bangladesh that are benefiting the most
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Kent International chairman and CEO Arnold Kamler estimates that 30 per cent of the company’s annual production will come from Cambodia, when a new factory opens at the end of 2019. Photo: Politico
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