A Chinese newspaper’s front page after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping met in Buenos Aires. Photo: AFP

China’s dilemma in trade war talks with US: making concessions without looking weak

  • Beijing is walking a tightrope around its messaging, aware that concessions could give rise to domestic political problems and cause controversy
  • The government is buffeted by the winds of nationalism it kicked up early in the trade war
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A Chinese newspaper’s front page after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping met in Buenos Aires. Photo: AFP
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