Staffers adjust flags before negotiations between US and Chinese trade representatives in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
Staffers adjust flags before negotiations between US and Chinese trade representatives in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP

Business ties will keep the US-China relationship intact, long-time diplomat says

  • Despite hard-line actions taken by both sides, Nicholas Platt says, ‘the idea of decoupling is ridiculous and undoable’
  • Comments to the China Institute come as spate of proposed or enacted US and Chinese laws and executive actions challenge business between the two countries

Topic |   US-China relations
Staffers adjust flags before negotiations between US and Chinese trade representatives in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
Staffers adjust flags before negotiations between US and Chinese trade representatives in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
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