China: from imitator to innovator
It seems like a day doesn't go by without a new headline around the growing trade dispute between the US and China. Regardless of if a compromise is reached, or if there's yet further escalation of tariffs, the rivalry between the two superpowers looks set to define the first half of the 21st century. ING's senior economist Carsten Brzeski discusses.
As the two economic powerhouses square off what does it mean for global relationships. Will China turn to Europe? This year has already seen a rise in China investing in European companies and infrastructure. What will the belt and road initiative mean for the Eurasian landmass. Will the silk road be reborn or will the impact be minimal.