US-China trade war

Then US president-elect Donald Trump speaks as PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and Apple CEO Tim Cook look on during a meeting with technology leaders at Trump Tower in New York on December 14, 2016. Photo: Reuters

Can the business community resolve the trade war?

The business community has stepped up where governments have failed to protect the global economy in the past. Speeding up Chinese reform, enhancing cooperation on crucial technology initiatives and establishing joint business standards could be good starting points.