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

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
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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