Charlene Barshefsky, a former US trade representative, speaks in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Charlene Barshefsky, a former US trade representative, speaks in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Charlene Barshefsky, a former US trade representative, speaks in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Ex-US trade representative Charlene Barshefsky says Donald Trump has ‘no policy’ on China

  • Barshefsky, who served in the Clinton administration, also criticised the phase one trade deal for its tacit approval of China’s state managed economy
  • Trump publicly contradicted his top trade official on Thursday, insisting that ‘complete decoupling’ from China remained an option

Topic |   US-China trade war
Charlene Barshefsky, a former US trade representative, speaks in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Charlene Barshefsky, a former US trade representative, speaks in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Charlene Barshefsky, a former US trade representative, speaks in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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