US President Donald Trump on the final day of the G20 leaders summit in Osaka on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Richard Heydarian
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Heydarian

Trade truce is a win-win – but it’s probably a temporary calm before the next storm

  • Latest ceasefire agreed by Donald Trump and Xi Jinping should be welcomed, since an all-out trade war would spell disaster for the global economy
  • But US president’s tough policy on China is gaining support at home, and Beijing is unlikely to ever agree to overhaul its trade and industrial policy

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US President Donald Trump on the final day of the G20 leaders summit in Osaka on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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