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Implications of the Biden administration on US and China trade relations

Jan 19, 2021
11.00 am - 02.30 pm
Webinar

Implications of the Biden administration on US and China trade relations

Jan 19, 2021
11.00 am - 02.30 pm

Overview

Relations between the US and China have been volatile over the last few years due to factors such as the trade war and U.S. sanctions against Chinese companies. The Trump administration has added about 80 companies and affiliates to a trade blacklist, which includes 60 Chinese companies. Reuters reported that while the list did not initially trigger any penalties, a recent executive order by Donald Trump will prevent U.S. investors from buying the firms' securities from late next year.

With the impending arrival of a new president, there is anticipation that a more predictable and measured foreign policy may lead to better business cooperation. It is expected that a greater emphasis will be placed on adopting a multilateral approach instead of the hard lined approach taken during the Trump administration.

Join us for a discussion as our geopolitical and risk experts share their insights in the lead up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration on 20 January 2021 in Washington, D.C.

The panellists will cover:

  • Overview of US - China geopolitical tensions and its impact on trade
  • The effect of a new US administration on the trade war between Australia and China
  • An alternative to Belt and Road ? - Implications on the informal US-led alliance with Taiwan to finance infrastructure and energy projects in Asia and Latin America
  • Practical strategies to mitigate geopolitical and regulatory risk

If you wish to pose a question to our panel, please email Sue-Ann Wilson.