It is easy to take sides politically or ideologically, but politicization of trade issues is itself a poison pill that no one will be able to escape. The poison pill as embedded in USMCA is after all poisonous, not only for China, but also the world at large.
China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given “the first warning” to the United States in response to the sanctions against the Equipment Development Department of the People’s Republic of China Central Military Commission and its responsible personnel.
Talks are always better than no talks. Ultimately, no one really cares who took the first step because the essence of the whole matter is to contain the increasing damages to both economies.
Fruitful results have been achieved during the summit.
What is the alternative to China’s role in developing the infrastructure of African countries and establishing industrial zones? To all the countries that criticize China’s role in Africa, particularly the United States, have you offered an alternative solution to African problems?
China will promote its international competitiveness and serve as an engine for the opening up of the entire market of finance, thus support China’s high-quality economic development.
It is not hard to find cases where the United States unilaterally imposed pressure on China on issues such as human rights, Tibet or Taiwan. These problems have all ultimately been settled, but never by means of China making one-sided concessions.
The intention of Pompeo’s visit to Southeast Asia was to promote an Indo-Pacific strategy and accelerate its launch. However, as the key country in the Indo-Pacific region, does India move to the same beat as the United States on this strategy？