The coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan, has given rise to more debate over US-China decoupling in Washington. Illustration: Brian Wang
The coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan, has given rise to more debate over US-China decoupling in Washington. Illustration: Brian Wang

Coronavirus outbreak fans the flames of US-China decoupling debate in Washington

  • Any hope that the US-China phase one trade deal would salvage the superpower relationship have been scotched by the coronavirus
  • Epidemic set to hit US economy and has led to rising discord among Washington figures, some of whom call for decoupling between the world’s two largest economies

The coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan, has given rise to more debate over US-China decoupling in Washington. Illustration: Brian Wang
The coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan, has given rise to more debate over US-China decoupling in Washington. Illustration: Brian Wang
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