Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

The bold zero-tariff plan that could settle the US-China trade war in Beijing’s favour

  • Former official Huang Qifan argues that the elimination of tariffs, barriers and subsidies is key for any country that wants to dominate world trade
  • The so-called zero for zero solution was first proposed by the US back in 2002, originally hoping to reduce the world tariff level to zero by 2015