Ep.110 S. Korea’s future amid the heightening U.S.-China trade dispute
World Ch. Schedule : WED 20:00 KST
Date : 2020-09-23
As the global economy tumbles over the COVID-19 crisis, the U.S and China are still entangled in a trade dispute. Recently, the World Trade Organization ruled that U.S. tariffs on Chinese products violate international law. However, some predict that Trump’s trade policy toward China will continue to stay on course. The U.S. continues to put high pressure on Chinese companies such as Huawei, while China has released its blacklist of American companies in retaliation. Amid the battle for global economic leadership, South Korea’s diplomatic capability is being greatly tested in between the two superpowers. How can South Korea, which relies on the U.S. for security cooperation, and has strong economic ties with China, navigate its geopolitical dilemma? We bring in experts to discuss these matters and how Korea should respond to the ongoing development.