Huawei and the US-China trade dispute

With concerns about Huawei and espionage, China’s economy slowing and Beijing scapegoating US tarrifs, has a trade dispute ever been so tense? Here’s the best of our opinion and analysis.

Suspicions are as much about China’s system as about the company itself

Unbridled strategic competition between China and the west would be a disaster

There is no proof that the telecoms equipment company helps China to spy but its loyalty is clear

Blaming the trade war with the US is a dangerous mischaracterisation

Storm will evoke bitter memories for China’s top negotiator as he arrives in Washington

National security concerns threaten to overshadow any breakthrough in US-China trade talks