China’s US trade war charm offensive was meant to stop foreign investors from leaving, but is it working?

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J
When US President Donald Trump launched the trade war 16 months ago, there was a debate in Beijing over how China should respond.One view was that the government should employ a tit-for-tat response to inflict pain on American businesses in China. The other argument was that instead of punishing foreign firms – particularly American ones – China should be nicer to them, to try and win them over to China’s side in the dispute.Not wanting to appear weak, President Xi Jinping responded to Trump’s…

Brought to you by SCMP. Read more: https://ift.tt/2ph005D

* * * * *
Breaking news, analysis and opinion from the SCMP’s Hong Kong edition.

https://www.scmp.com/

Comment or Tag a Friend!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close