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    US-China Trade and Technology Wars: Logic and Emotions

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    Date(s) - 19/06/2018
    10:00 am - 11:30 am


    Embassy of Denmark


    San Li Tun, Dong Wu Jie 1, Beijing, China


    (10) 8532 9900



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    Threats of punitive tariffs and restrictions on foreign investment currently dominate the news on US-China economic relations.  The repercussions have worldwide implications.  Is the recent agreement to put on hold threats of punitive tariffs a sustainable outcome? What are the origins of the current tensions and to what extent is it being driven by logic or emotions?


    Yukon Huang is currently a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington D.C. He was formerly the World Bank’s Country Director for China. He is an advisor to the World Bank, ADB, AIIB and various governments and corporations. His research focuses on China’s economy and its regional and global impact. Dr. Huang has published widely on development issues in professional journals and the public media. He is a featured commentator for the Financial Times on China and his articles are seen frequently in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, National Interest and Caixin. His latest book Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Is Wisdom Is Wrong was published by Oxford University Press (2017). He has a PhD in economics from Princeton University and a BA from Yale University.


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