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Tide in US' favour in brewing trade row with China

With both the United States and China wanting to make their countries great again, a fight was inevitable, and given the kind of leverage the US can wield, the tide is in its favour.

The long and short of it is that the US is way less dependent on exports than China.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 22, 2018, with the headline 'Tide in US' favour in brewing row'. Print Edition | Subscribe