With the trade conflict showing no sign of abating, companies are trying to find ways to counter the economic slowdown. Photo: Reuters

Companies stock up, delay payments as they brace for more US-China trade war pain

American and Chinese business executives expect the conflict to escalate, but there is speculation whether a truce could be called if Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump meet during the Group of 20 summit next month

Topic |   US-China trade war

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With the trade conflict showing no sign of abating, companies are trying to find ways to counter the economic slowdown. Photo: Reuters
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Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.