U.S. President-elect Donald Trump blew up a tempest by answering a phone call from Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen. Washington is frantic, Beijing is cool.
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Opportunities for Asia-Pacific seen if US quits TPP
The United States’ expected withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership may provide “great opportunities” for China to work out a wider trade agreement as a better alternative, experts said on Tuesday.
Protectionism ‘not the right choice,’ Xi warns at APEC
A keynote speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Peru indicated China’s firm stand on free trade even as some major economies such as the US are leaning toward protectionism, experts said.