Last week, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that removed the city’s special trade status in response to the national security law, while he also signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Bloomberg
Stuart Harbinson
Opinion

Opinion

Stuart Harbinson

US’ perverse bullying of Hong Kong on trade will prove counterproductive

  • Hong Kong should explore World Trade Organisation action in response to US revoking special trading status as a matter of principle
  • Donald Trump has railed against US trade deficits, but its highest goods trade surplus in 2018 was with Hong Kong
Last week, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that removed the city’s special trade status in response to the national security law, while he also signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Bloomberg
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