US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017. Under Xi, China has narrowed its power gap with the United States. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017. Under Xi, China has narrowed its power gap with the United States. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017. Under Xi, China has narrowed its power gap with the United States. Photo: Reuters

US power advantage over China declines in wake of coronavirus pandemic: Lowy Institute

  • America still on top of Asia power index, but drops in economic capability and diplomatic influence narrow gap with mainland
  • Report sees US and Japan taking until 2024 and 2027, respectively, to recover to 2019 levels of economic activity

Topic |   Diplomacy
US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017. Under Xi, China has narrowed its power gap with the United States. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017. Under Xi, China has narrowed its power gap with the United States. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017. Under Xi, China has narrowed its power gap with the United States. Photo: Reuters
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