Why forcing countries to choose sides in a trade war could benefit China, not the US
Sunday, 15 April 2018 In a China-US trade war, many countries around the world would come under pressure to take sides. We pray it does not come to this. But let’s say it does. Whose side will they take? Even five years ago, that question would have been a no-brainer – the US, by a mile. But today? The answer would be trickier, and not at all comforting to US consumers, companies or the trade war battle team assembled around the White House. To help gauge an answer, I looked at the world’s top 20...
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