Why U.S. - China Trade Tensions Matter During COVID-19

MIN READMay 12, 2020 | 05:00 GMT


Emily Donahue

In this episode of the Stratfor Essential Geopolitics podcast, host Fred Burton speaks to senior global analyst, Matthew Bey. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, a shellshocked global economy and tangled supply chains, it might seem that U.S. - China Trade tensions would be on the decrease. Not so. New U.S. export controls against China aimed at limit Beijing's overall access to U.S. technology will come at the cost of further fragmenting the global tech sector’s supply chain network.

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