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How to invest amid global trade tensions

United States President Donald Trump has upped the protectionist ante, pledging tariffs on up to US$60 billion (S$79 billion) of Chinese imports and restrictions on Chinese investment.

This follows recent measures on aluminium and steel imports and earlier ones on solar panels and washing machines.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2018, with the headline 'How to invest amid global trade tensions'. Print Edition | Subscribe