The United States’ push towards protectionism has cast a shadow over global trade. (Pictured) Chinese President Xi Jinping with US counterpart Donald Trump in Beijing last November. Photo: AP

Communication breakdown risks escalating Sino-US trade row, say former officials

Washington’s tariffs on solar panel imports are the latest instance of its hardening stance towards Beijing. But the Davos summit is seen as offering a chance for the two sides to find common ground

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The United States’ push towards protectionism has cast a shadow over global trade. (Pictured) Chinese President Xi Jinping with US counterpart Donald Trump in Beijing last November. Photo: AP
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