Sidelined: US-China Investment in 1H 2019

US-China tensions further escalated in the first half of 2019, amplifying political risk for investors. Both sides ratcheted up bilateral tariffs following the breakdown of trade talks in May. The Trump administration then raised the stakes further by placing Huawei on the “Entity List”, restricting the ability of US suppliers to do business with the Chinese firm. China reciprocated, announcing to create an “Unreliable Entities” list of its own.

Posted August 1, 2019
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