Terry Miller, director of the Heritage Foundation’s Centre For International Trade and Economics, says pushing China for reform cannot be a job for the US alone. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

US must ease up on tariffs and ask allies to push China to more economic reforms, says Bush-era diplomat

  • Terry Miller tells globalisation forum Trump must ‘find a tool’ other than tariffs
  • Washington has stepped back from belt and road as it is a ‘Chinese show’, he says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Terry Miller, director of the Heritage Foundation’s Centre For International Trade and Economics, says pushing China for reform cannot be a job for the US alone. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China a pretend friend of Latin America during his four-nation tour. Photo: AP

Trade deal nears, but tensions are rising over China’s inroads into America’s backyard

  • Latin America seen as ‘latest battleground’, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ramping up criticism of China during his tour of the region
  • Growing influence in Caribbean also appears to be unnerving Washington, after Jamaica endorsed Beijing’s global trade and infrastructure push
Topic |   US-China relations

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China a pretend friend of Latin America during his four-nation tour. Photo: AP
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