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US-China trade war

The need for a global trade makeover

CAMBRIDGE (Dec 27): US President Donald Trump’s on-and-off trade war against China added ominous clouds of uncertainty to the world economy in 2019, raising the prospect of a significant global economic downturn. His erratic and bombastic style made a b

US-China trade war

Trump approves US-China trade deal to halt Dec 15 tariffs

(Dec 13): President Donald Trump signed off on a phase-one trade deal with China, averting the Dec. 15 introduction of a new wave of U.S. tariffs on about US$160 billion ($216.3 billion) of consumer goods from the Asian nation, according to people familia

With less near-term worries, China’s policymakers may think bigger for G20

SINGAPORE (Aug 29): HSBC Global Research believes China’s policymakers will be seeking to advocate a “more medium-term agenda” for the global economy in next week’s G20 Leaders Summit.