Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP

China would ‘probably prefer a Joe Biden presidency’ over Donald Trump, says former American ambassador to Beijing

  • Former US ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing will be ‘conflicted’ over next week’s US election, but ultimately prefer Democrat challenger Joe Biden
  • Baucus, a Biden adviser, says despite rising Chinese nationalism during his tenure, there was little that could be done to stop action on Hong Kong or Xinjiang

Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
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