This is what speakers from the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference had to say on Monday, March 19th, 2018, about the fears of a trade war potentially emerging from the U.S.
- Former Reserve Bank of India chief Raghuram Rajan said Trump’s measures were the “antithesis” of a market economy.
- James Sweeney, Credit Suisse’s chief economist, noted that China’s pro-trade policies were likely to prevail in the long term.
- Former U.K. Prime Minister John Major said the real danger was how protectionism had eroded U.S. influence and power.
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