Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP
Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP

Donald Trump or Joe Biden? What will change for Asean after the US election?

  • There is growing consensus in Southeast Asia that US-China and South China Sea tensions and the impact of the trade war will not go away after November
  • Trump’s failure to appoint an Asean envoy is seen as an insult, as analysts hope the US stops dealing with the region through the lens of its China rivalry

Topic |   Asean
Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP
Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP
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