How would a Biden administration deal with China?

Democratic hopeful deemed more pro-Beijing

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Garry White of Charles Stanley
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Garry White of Charles Stanley

Joe Biden may win the US Presidential Election, bringing sweeping change to Washington. If he does claim victory, what will happen to relations with China?

Donald Trump's technology war with China will be one of the defining themes of his presidency. His attacks on Chinese technology companies were aimed at securing future US technological leadership - therefore maintaining America's position as the unquestioned global hegemon. But, as the world prepares for a potential change in the White House following the election, would a Biden win result in a sigh of relief from Beijing? Ties between the world's most significant economic giants have deteriorated significantly this year. China hawks in the Trump administration, fuelled by suspicion ...

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