A hard look at soft power
This serialised viewpoint explores the ‘soft power’ negotiating tools used by the US against rising adversary China. Pushed on by its ongoing rivalry with the US, China is progressing in its path to building supremacy through technological and financial power. Where are the potential opportunities and risks for investors?
From trade war to tech war: At the vanguard of US-China decoupling
Technology is quickly becoming the most significant area of competition in the US-China rivalry. How the tech war interacts with the ongoing trade dispute is the key question. Will a trade deal settle the issue in the near term?
China is no longer a copycat
President Donald Trump believes that China – and Chinese companies like Huawei – is cheating its way back to the top. He launched his trade war in an effort to blunt this perceived cheating and contain China’s economic rise. But is he too late?