Trump hastens advent of multipolar world, China and the global economy
Tuesday 22 October 2019 – Vol. 10 Ed.43.1
Commentary: Trump hastens advent of multipolarity
By Meghnad Desai in London
Donald Trump is not a ‘cold war hawk’, as every US president since John F. Kennedy has been. He is an isolationist, a forgotten category that once encapsulated Washington’s stance on overseas intervention. For more than 70 years, the US has been credited with laying the foundations of globalisation, but today is seemingly trying to dismantle essential elements of that infrastructure, particularly in trade and defence. Certain countries have been calling for a multipolar world. Trump has hastened its arrival.
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Meeting: China and the global economy
Tuesday 29 October, London, 08:30-14:30 GMT
To mark the 90th anniversary of the Bank of China’s London branch, OMFIF and the Bank of China convene an audience of private and public sector participants from around the world to discuss financial reform in China and its impact on the global economy. All proceedings will be off the record. Themes will include renminbi internationalisation, liberalisation of the Chinese economy, and opportunities for global investors.
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