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With the Osaka G20 Summit looming, some Chinese analysts and policymakers in Beijing are pessimistic about the prospects for a trade deal with the United States. If they are right, global financial markets are in for a much wilder shock than anything yet seen in this economic quarrel between the United States and China. Yet a deal is possible — and much of it is already agreed. At the same time the consequences of not reaching a deal have become increasingly dire.

Key points:

  • With the Osaka G20 meeting looming, Chinese analysts and policymakers visited in Beijing are pessimistic about the prospects for a trade deal with the United States.
  • If they are right, global financial markets are in for a much wilder shock than anything yet seen in this quarrel.
  • Yet much of a deal has already been agreed, while the consequences of not reaching a deal have become increasingly dire.
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Publication Year:
2019