Premier Li Keqiang admitted relations between China and the US had seen some “twists and turns”, particularly over trade. Photo: Simon Song

Li Keqiang says decoupling from US ‘not realistic’, denies China would ask tech firms to spy

  • Premier refutes spying suggestion, saying it is ‘not how China behaves’ and that Beijing would never require Chinese companies to do so
  • He says ‘the whole world would like to see’ resolution to tariff war with mutually beneficial outcomes
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Premier Li Keqiang admitted relations between China and the US had seen some “twists and turns”, particularly over trade. Photo: Simon Song
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Most American businesses operating in China are “cautiously pessimistic” about relations between the world’s two largest economies over the next two years. Photo: AP

Companies gloomy over US-China relations but want tariffs to stay

  • Two-thirds of US companies in China report trade war has affected their business strategies and operations
  • AmCham finds ‘cautious pessimism’ dominates outlook for the next two years
Topic |   US-China relations

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Most American businesses operating in China are “cautiously pessimistic” about relations between the world’s two largest economies over the next two years. Photo: AP
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