Former Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda believes there are lessons for China in his own country’s history of trade tensions with the US. Photo: AFP

Could trade war be China’s golden opportunity to transform economy and society?

  • ‘Don’t play the trade war victim’ former Japanese PM advises China
  • Instead, seize the opportunity to transform economy and society
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Former Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda believes there are lessons for China in his own country’s history of trade tensions with the US. Photo: AFP
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Bai Tian, the Chinese ambassador to Malaysia, with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad last year. Photo: Twitter

There is a ‘ray of hope’ in US-China trade war after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping met at G20, says Beijing’s ambassador to Malaysia

  • During his keynote address, Bai Tian claimed a stable US-China relationship would benefit not only the two countries but also the rest of the world
  • He also characterised China’s belt and road initiative as a platform for international cooperation that has been widely embraced
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Bai Tian, the Chinese ambassador to Malaysia, with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad last year. Photo: Twitter
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