The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP
The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP

China scholars urge Beijing to sign trade war truce with Donald Trump, but get ready for a prolonged conflict

  • A group of Beijing scholars expect a trade deal to be reached by December 15, but foresee a prolonged battle between China and the United States
  • US tariffs have begun to take a toll on China, with the country’s headline gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slowing to 6 per cent in the third quarter

Topic |   US-China trade war
The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP
The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP
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