Hannah Wurf – Xi Jinping as the saviour of globalisation

President Trump signed several alarming executive orders in his first week of office, including withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Putting the argument over the merits of the trade agreement aside, this decision has been interpreted as a slap in the face for the doctrine of free trade and a renouncement of US economic leadership.

One interesting response has been a new narrative developing around China’s President Xi Jinping as champion of the liberal economic order and promoter of globalisation and free trade.

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