The China–US Trade War: Deep�?Rooted Causes, Shifting Focus and Uncertain Prospects

  title={The China–US Trade War: Deep�?Rooted Causes, Shifting Focus and Uncertain Prospects},
  author={C. H. Kwan},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Asian Economic Policy Review},
  • C. H. Kwan
  • Published 2020
  • Economics
  • Wiley-Blackwell: Asian Economic Policy Review
  • The USA has waged a trade war against China, whose rapid rise has come to be seen as a threat to US hegemony. Besides imposing additional tariffs on imported Chinese products, the USA is also tightening restrictions on the transfer of technology to China and the business activities of some Chinese high‐tech companies, notably Huawei. The escalation of the trade war into a tech war could lead to a decoupling between the US and Chinese economies, if not a world economy divided into two economic… CONTINUE READING
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