Former US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez was involved in trade talks with China during his four-year stint as the top official under president George W. Bush. Photo: AFP Former US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez was involved in trade talks with China during his four-year stint as the top official under president George W. Bush. Photo: AFP
Former US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez was involved in trade talks with China during his four-year stint as the top official under president George W. Bush. Photo: AFP

Joe Biden’s China policy should keep trade and national security apart to avoid cold war: ex-US commerce chief

  • Carlos Gutierrez, a former US Commerce Secretary, said there would be no winner from full US-China decoupling and called for dialogue
  • Joe Biden has pledged to engage with allies to tackle China-related issues, but his cabinet nominees have talked tough in Senate hearings

Topic |   Joe Biden’s China policy
Former US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez was involved in trade talks with China during his four-year stint as the top official under president George W. Bush. Photo: AFP Former US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez was involved in trade talks with China during his four-year stint as the top official under president George W. Bush. Photo: AFP
Former US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez was involved in trade talks with China during his four-year stint as the top official under president George W. Bush. Photo: AFP
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