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Trump's Gift to China - Bloomberg

The Chinese New Year holiday, approaching this weekend, is traditionally a time of gift-giving and celebration in the Middle Kingdom. This year, no one is likely to be celebrating more than China's President Xi Jinping. QuickTake Free Trade and Its Foes.and more »

Will Donald Trump mean the end of global trade? - BBC News

Free trade and globalisation had a bad 2016, but it looks like 2017 could be even worse. For decades there has been a consensus that globalisation brought more jobs, higher wages and lower prices - not just for richer countries but also for developing ...and more »

America, China and the risk of a trade war - The Economist

DONALD TRUMP'S quest to protect American workers from cheating foreigners has begun. But in his first flurry of policy tweets and executive orders, China, his favourite bogeyman, was conspicuously absent. On the campaign trail he deplored China's ...and more »

Beijing Is No Champion of Globalization - Foreign Affairs

ELIZABETH C. ECONOMY is C. V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read more by Elizabeth C. Economy. Chinese President Xi Jinping is treading on dangerous ground. In his speech before the World ...and more »

Trump Injects High Risk Into Relations With China - New York Times

BEIJING — For China, President Trump's scrapping of the American-brokered Pacific trade agreement is a chance to extend Beijing's economic and political influence. And it is an opportunity to deepen ties with its neighbors in Asia. But with a cooling ...and more »

China Can Thrive in the Trump Era - New York Times

BEIJING — President Trump and the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, are in a bind. Mr. Trump's slogan is to “Make America Great Again,” while Mr. Xi's motto is “Great Rejuvenation of the Chinese Nation.” The phrases have the same meaning: Each leader ...and more »

iPhones, jeans, umbrellas and sex toys may cost more if there's a US-China trade war - Hong Kong Free Press

By Karishma Vaswani. As Asia Business Correspondent for BBC World News I have been monitoring and analysing Donald Trump's rise to power very closely and while he may be accused of flip-flopping on many issues – there is one thing he's been ...and more »

Donald Trump Could Be Starting a New Cold War With China. But He Has Little Chance of Winning - TIME

There is little about the fragrant sizzle of oysters, or sheets of kelp drying by agave-fringed shores, that hints at a Cold War frontier. But on Xiaodeng, a rocky island off China's bustling southern port city of Xiamen, seafood and subterfuge go hand ...and more »

China says will protect South China Sea sovereignty - Reuters

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it had “irrefutable” sovereignty over disputed islands in the South China Sea after the White House vowed to defend “international territories” in the strategic waterway.and more »

China steps up as US steps back from global leadership - The Conversation US

Chinese President Xi Jinping's appearance at last week's World Economic Forum shows global leadership is shifting, not drifting, toward Beijing. The most vigorous defense of globalization and multilateral cooperation was mounted not by an American ...and more »