The effects of the US-China trade conflict are being felt across the world. South Africa, for example, could see damages to its economy of €200 million, as its steel industry is being hit by tariffs already imposed.
G8 countries cancelled the debts of 18 African countries in 2005. But many of these countries now face bankruptcy again. Is China really to blame, as many in the West believe?
The US is suspending its participation in the INF treaty, with an eye to full withdrawal in six months. That does not bode well for the future — and especially not for peace in Europe, warns Max Hofmann.
An annual poll by Gallup shows that the global popularity ratings for all world leaders has declined. That indicates dwindling stability around the world, Gallup President Kancho Stoychev told DW.
The charges against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and its CFO, Meng Wanzhou, have been unveiled in two unsealed indictments. China has urged the US to "stop the unreasonable crackdown" on its companies.
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