Sino File by Cary Huang
Don’t be fooled. The US and China have done a deal, but it’s not the real deal
- This interim arrangement may temporarily help both sides alleviate the pain of the tariff war, but it provides no incentive for a more comprehensive deal
- The truth is the gap is getting ever wider – putting both peace and growth at risk
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.