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This article was published in English in the "Monkey Cage," a platform of the Washington Post, by scholars in the initiative's U.S.-China Research Group on Business and Trade as part of their collaborative research.

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January 3, 2019

Three Things that the Trade War with China Won’t Change

Author: Roselyn Hsueh

President Trump’s Dec. 29 phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping set a somewhat more encouraging tone for upcoming trade talks in January. December was a rocky month, with the arrest in Canada on a U.S. warrant of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, a Chinese telecom company, and China’s subsequent arrest of two Canadians, complicating the 90-day tariffs cease-fire the two leaders declared on Dec. 1 in Buenos Aires.

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