Critics claim that a lack of understanding of the US caused China to misread the situation in the run-up to the trade war. Photo: Shutterstock

China tries to bridge gap in knowledge about the US following criticism that misreading of Donald Trump helped trigger trade war

  • Beijing provides major funding boost for research on American studies and trade
  • Move follows complaints that US president’s policies took academics and government by surprise
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Critics claim that a lack of understanding of the US caused China to misread the situation in the run-up to the trade war. Photo: Shutterstock
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