Christopher A. McNally, Professor of Political Economy, Chaminade University
Nov 28, 2019
If financial sanctions are the next battlefield for China and the United States, the pain may be worse than tariffs.
He Weiwen, Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
Nov 28, 2019
Cutting ties would undoubtedly hurt both countries. But when wishful policies collide with the iron laws of economics, the latter are certain to prevail.
Wu Zurong, Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Nov 20, 2019
A large-scale U.S. decoupling from China cannot succeed because the global landscape of trade is complex and unable to respond to sudden shock. Relations are destined to get better, despite temporary setbacks.
Hannah Feldshuh, Analyst
Nov 15, 2019
China’s pig predicament communicates the complex range of priorities in US-China trade tensions: when it comes to putting pork back on people’s plates, both American and Chinese stakeholders are aligned.
Ben Reynolds, Writer and Foreign Policy Analyst in New York
Nov 01, 2019
The viewpoints of Washington and Beijing on technology and technology transfers are fundamentally opposed, and unless China hawks in the Trump administration accept this, the chances of a real deal will be low.
Zhang Monan, Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Nov 01, 2019
The trust deficit between China and the U.S. is resulting in irrational policies and harm to both countries’ economies. A range of mechanisms to enhance dialogue and coordination have been set up over the past 40 years. Relaunching and revitalizing these mechanisms will be essential to establishing a new, mutually beneficial model for China-U.S. co-existence.
Stephen Roach, Faculty Member, Yale University
Oct 31, 2019
Dealmakers always know when to cut their losses. And so it is with the self-proclaimed greatest dealmaker of them all: US President Donald Trump. Having promised a Grand Deal with China, the 13th round of bilateral trade negotiations ended on October 11 with barely a whimper, yielding a watered-down partial agreement: the “phase one” accord.
Su Jingxiang, Fellow, China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations
Oct 30, 2019
Many economists say that a major global financial crisis before the 2020 presidential election is possible. If the decision helps back away from the cliff, it may well help Trump’s chances for re-election.
Zhong Wei, Professor, Beijing Normal University
Oct 21, 2019
Chinese and U.S. economies are highly complementary, and cooperation between them has an important bearing on the efficacy of global governance and the sustainability of global economic growth. Yet the ongoing trade war continues to do harm to both economies and to erode trust between the two nations.
John Gong, Professor, University of International Business and Economics
Oct 16, 2019
With the United States talking about an incremental approach, the dispute could drag on indefinitely. But both sides have incentive to call it quits — preferably sooner than later.