01 February 2019

Please see our Predictions below:

Predictions

Despite government efforts to resolve trade war with US, business climate for foreign firms in China will grow increasingly hostile

Trade deal will likely be agreed before 1 March deadline, but impact will be limited due to fundamental disagreements of both sides

Tensions between China and US will increase risk of popular backlash against foreign companies and employees, including consumer boycotts

Analysis

Vice Premier Liu He led a delegation of senior Chinese officials to Washington from 30- 31 January, as both sides sought to end the ongoing trade war. Liu met with President Trump, as well as Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and several other key economic advisors in the Trum….Request the full report here.