Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thinks a near-term resolution to the escalating trade war between the US and China is unlikely. Photo: AFP

Singapore PM Lee hopes Trump-Xi meeting on G20 sidelines will rekindle trade talks, sees Hong Kong situation as ‘difficult’

  • The stalled trade war talks last month caused ‘hurt feelings on both sides’, says the Lion City’s prime minister in an interview
  • Lee also feels the protests in Hong Kong are a question of sovereignty from China’s point of view, and hopes the city will ‘overcome these problems’
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Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thinks a near-term resolution to the escalating trade war between the US and China is unlikely. Photo: AFP
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Abacus by Tom Holland

China thinks it can weather Trump’s trade storm. It can, but not for long. Likewise the US

  • Don’t hold your breath for a deal between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G20 summit
  • China thinks its economy can ride out the trade war. In the short term, it’s right. In the long term, not so much. Likewise for the US

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