Trade War Update

Past Events

Meet the Author Series: The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations

Professor Lawrence Lau from the Chinese University of Hong Kong shared his insights on the relationship between Mainland China and the United States and introduced his new book "The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations" at the Chamber’s Meet the Author Series roundtable luncheon on 4 March. Professor Lau explained why Mainland China and the U.S. should strengthen their economic interdependence for mutual benefits, and shared his sense of optimism about the Chinese economy. Members had the opportunity to have their books signed by Professor Lau after the luncheon.

Global Economic Outlook 2019 and the Changing Politics of Trade

Dr Michael Spencer, Chief Economist and Head of Research, Asia Pacific, at Deutsche Bank, shared his views on how policy uncertainty might affect various major economies at a roundtable luncheon on 11 January. He also shed light on how the trade war and other factors such as changes in interest rates could weigh on the Hong Kong economy as well as the city’s private consumption growth.

China Committe Meeting - Policy Easing Against Headwind

Carol Liao, Executive Director and Senior China Economist at JP Morgan, discussed the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade dispute and their implications for the global economy at a China Committee meeting on 12 December.