Some observers in China say decoupling from the US is unlikely to happen because of the deep economic and commercial ties between the two countries. Photo: AFP
Some observers in China say decoupling from the US is unlikely to happen because of the deep economic and commercial ties between the two countries. Photo: AFP

Chinese economists warn Beijing to prepare for decoupling from US

  • Break-up of the world’s two biggest economies is gradually becoming a real possibility, academics tell symposium on the trade war
  • Think tank director says it could be seen as ‘strategic blackmail’ for Washington to try to contain China’s rise

Some observers in China say decoupling from the US is unlikely to happen because of the deep economic and commercial ties between the two countries. Photo: AFP
Some observers in China say decoupling from the US is unlikely to happen because of the deep economic and commercial ties between the two countries. Photo: AFP
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