Opposing trade bullying, committing to equal and mutually-beneficial cooperation

Dr Zhao Yanbo, Chinese Ambassador PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Dr Zhao Yanbo, Chinese Ambassador PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Since the US administration first announced extensive additional tariffs on goods from China, the economic and trade friction between the two countries has lasted for over a year now and caused global concern.

Recently, I have read some reports by Botswana media, expressing worries about the impact that the friction may have on Botswana’s economy.

In fact, the US trade bullying has not only harmed its own and China’s economy but also hindered the recovery of the global economy. I firmly believe that cooperation based on equality and mutual benefit is the right way to go.

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