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Trump’s potshots at yuan on campaign trail unlikely to escalate into full currency attack, say experts

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Trump's comments on issues like the yuan lack credibility – he was talking wildly,” said Yuan Zheng of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. “But he surely has a tendency toward protectionism, and he will do something [about the exchange rate] after he assumes the presidency.”
8 months ago
Sky Canaves
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.
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