A pro-democracy student walks past a poster featuring Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump on the campus of the University of Hong Kong this month. Photo: AP

China watching Donald Trump’s response to US Hong Kong bill as it threatens to become new barrier to trade deal

  • One source says Beijing may decide to ‘fight and talk alternatively’ and is now closely monitoring the US president’s next move following the vote by Congress
  • China reacted angrily to the proposals, accusing Washington of interfering in its internal affairs, and may feel obliged to respond
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
A pro-democracy student walks past a poster featuring Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump on the campus of the University of Hong Kong this month. Photo: AP
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