Beijing officials have been hamstrung in the trade war by think tanks serving only their backers’ interest. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese experts ‘filtered’ trade war advice to Beijing policymakers

  • Experts that Beijing has called on for advice in the trade battle with the US have largely avoided offending their supervisors
  • Some experts did insufficient research, or gave responses to serve their backers’ interests
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Beijing officials have been hamstrung in the trade war by think tanks serving only their backers’ interest. Photo: Shutterstock
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