There are high stakes in the election for China, which both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have branded a central threat to US interests. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
There are high stakes in the election for China, which both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have branded a central threat to US interests. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

US elections: who does China really want to win, and will it make a difference?

  • Joe Biden may adopt a more conventional approach to diplomacy compared with Donald Trump, but many observers expect the rivalry between the two countries to endure
  • Beijing’s foreign policy establishment is split over which candidate is the ‘lesser of two evils’, but some hope it is not too late to reset relations

There are high stakes in the election for China, which both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have branded a central threat to US interests. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
There are high stakes in the election for China, which both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have branded a central threat to US interests. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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