LME WEEK 2018: HKEX chief Li calls for international 'fair play' at China

The continuing trade rift between the United States and China has propelled both economies to the forefront of the news cycle over the past year.

The two countries adopt very different economic strategies but this year’s LME Week - hosted by the London Metal Exchange at venues across London this week - kept China in sharp focus, with a standalone seminar outlining the economic outlooks and trends shaping the country. In his opening remarks, HKEX chief executive Charles Li  discussed the prospect of a better international system for dealing with trade disputes and tariff implementation, warning that continued divisions would “derail” progress in the international community. “We can make sure we’re playing fair,” Li told delegates to the seminar. He compared international trade relations to passengers on...

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Hassan Butt

October 08, 2018

19:08 GMT

London