Guangdong‘s exports lead all other provinces and regions in China, accounting for 27.5 per cent of national exports in 2017, according to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Photo: AFP

China no longer ‘workshop of the world’ with US trade war accelerating manufacturing exodus, lobby group says

  • President of AmCham South China, Harley Seyedin, says tariff battle is one of a number of factors in China’s loss of low-end manufacturing
  • Seyedin tells Chinese government ‘to be a part of the international community you have to open [up] to the international community’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Guangdong‘s exports lead all other provinces and regions in China, accounting for 27.5 per cent of national exports in 2017, according to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Photo: AFP
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Cheng Guoqiang was part of China’s agriculture negotiations team that led to the country joining the World Organisation in 2001. Photo: Dalian Commodities Exchange

China should continue using food imports as chip in US trade talks, says former leading agriculture negotiator

  • Cheng Guoqiang, a professor at Tongji University in Shanghai, says China should avoid over reliance on imports and rely mainly on domestic supplies to meet demand
  • American President Donald Trump has repeatedly charged that China has not lived up to its promises to buy large quantities of US farm products
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Cheng Guoqiang was part of China’s agriculture negotiations team that led to the country joining the World Organisation in 2001. Photo: Dalian Commodities Exchange
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