At least seven US states sent trade delegations to the second annual trade fair, an event intended to encourage foreign companies to do business in China. Photo: Reuters

Economic ties between US states, China provinces touted as fix to spiralling cost of trade war

  • Representatives from at least seven US states at a massive trade event in Shanghai have stressed ‘subnational’ economic ties amid US-China trade war
  • Bilateral trade between the world’s two largest economies has nosedived in the 16 months since tariff battle began in July 2018
Topic |   China economy

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At least seven US states sent trade delegations to the second annual trade fair, an event intended to encourage foreign companies to do business in China. Photo: Reuters
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Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng joined the Post in 2015 after spending a year and a half working for US media, including National Public Radio and Foreign Policy Magazine. He has been covering China's macroeconomic policies and financial regulations since 2016.