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
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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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Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.