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Whether Clinton or Trump wins the U.S. presidency, analysts expect a more ‘hawkish view’ toward China, which could hurt its economy

2 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
The U.S. government under Obama and Bush has tried to make things work with China…(but) we believe debate over currency manipulation, loss of American jobs, intellectual property rights theft and an uneven playing field will continue to attract intense discussion inside and outside Washington," wrote Daiwa Capital Markets analysts Kevin Lai and Olivia Xia. "Whoever wins the election will come under greater pressure to address these issues more convincingly."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.