Expert trade negotiator Stephen Olson guides student negotiators, who are among 49 students from seven Hong Kong universities who gathered on February 23 to take part in the Hinrich Foundation’s international trade negotiating course at the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, in Admiralty. Photo: Hinrich Foundation

US-China trade war: simulation gives students lesson in negotiation and diplomacy

  • The Hinrich Trade Negotiation Simulation offers students a rare insight into the reality behind the scenes of trade talks, with guidance from experts
  • Students from seven Hong Kong universities took part last month, the first time the event has been held in the city in the middle of a trade war
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Expert trade negotiator Stephen Olson guides student negotiators, who are among 49 students from seven Hong Kong universities who gathered on February 23 to take part in the Hinrich Foundation’s international trade negotiating course at the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, in Admiralty. Photo: Hinrich Foundation
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Senior Chinese diplomat Zhang Yesui has called for an end to the US-China trade dispute ahead of the 2nd Plenary Session of the 13th National People's Congress. Photo: Simon Song

China wants a trade deal, but will defend its interests if necessary

  • Ahead of the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress, a senior Chinese diplomat has called for a mutually beneficial agreement
  • The two nations are said to be close to a deal
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui): Top Priorities

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Senior Chinese diplomat Zhang Yesui has called for an end to the US-China trade dispute ahead of the 2nd Plenary Session of the 13th National People's Congress. Photo: Simon Song
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