Illustration by Henry Wong

US and China will have many more battles to fight when the trade war ends

  • Negotiators are focused on resolving a long-running tariff dispute but the conflict between Washington and Beijing extends far beyond sales of soybeans and aluminium
  • Technology, politics, ideology and even the military are all areas where tensions could bubble over, analysts say
Topic |   US-China trade war: All stories

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Illustration by Henry Wong
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President Xi Jinping addresses world leaders at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Kyodo

Xi Jinping sends message to US and West that ‘China is committed to opening up’ at Belt and Road Forum

  • While he did not mention US or trade war, president puts emphasis on key issues that have been raised by Washington during speech to world leaders
  • Analyst says he was addressing ‘those who did not come, and those who care more about how China’s opening up develops than the belt and road scheme’
Topic |   Belt and Road: 2019 Forum

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President Xi Jinping addresses world leaders at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Kyodo
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