Chinese Politburo member Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (centre) will meet in Hawaii on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Could the China-US conflict evolve into two competing spheres of economic influence?

  • New economic initiatives from China and the US point to competition between a ‘belt and road order’ and ‘liberal international order’, analysts say
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to meet with top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi on Wednesday to try to de-escalate growing tensions
Topic |   China economy
Chinese Politburo member Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (centre) will meet in Hawaii on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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