Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz, photographed in Central Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

China economy at more risk from EU recession than US trade war, economist El-Erian says

  • Allianz Group chief economist talks of sizeable risk of European Union recession this year, posing a threat to China, as biggest trading partner
  • China, Canada and Mexico have worked out ‘appropriate approach’ to dealing with US trade tariffs, says Mohamed El-Erian
Topic |   China-EU relations

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Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz, photographed in Central Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Terry Miller, director of the Heritage Foundation’s Centre For International Trade and Economics, says pushing China for reform cannot be a job for the US alone. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

US must ease up on tariffs and ask allies to push China to more economic reforms, says Bush-era diplomat

  • Terry Miller tells globalisation forum Trump must ‘find a tool’ other than tariffs
  • Washington has stepped back from belt and road as it is a ‘Chinese show’, he says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Terry Miller, director of the Heritage Foundation’s Centre For International Trade and Economics, says pushing China for reform cannot be a job for the US alone. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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