Taiwan is digging itself into a hole because the US is just using it as a tool and would discard it once it loses its wort
h. More important, the island’s administration should realize that the US will never succeed in its evil design.上海千花坊女神会所
If China and the United States eventually reach a trade deal, all additional tariffs imposed by the US should be eli
minated, Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng said on Thursday, adding that this has been China’s consistent stance.
上海千花坊The practice of unilaterally levying tariffs harms both sides, ultimately hurting US companies as well, brin
gs uncertainty to the global economy and may even lead to a recession, Gao said at a news conference in Beijing.
Economic and trade teams from both countries have recently been in contact, he added.上海千花坊女神会所
Gao’s comments came after top leaders from China and the US agreed during the G20 Summit i
n Osaka last week to restart trade talks. The US agreed not to impose new tariffs on Chinese products.
Even though the Tsai administration is well aware of the US’ intentions, the “pro-independence” forces are determined to cater to Washington’s de上海千花坊
mands. No wonder they do not recognize the 1992 Consensus that there is only one China. And by projecting her
self as a lackey of the US, Tsai intends to enhance her “reputation” to win the island’s leadership election in 2020.
Yet Tsai will not succeed in fulfilling her dirty agenda. Since Taiwan is an export-oriented econ上海千花坊女神会所
omy, it’s critical for it to maintain a stable external environment in order to promote trade and economic gro
wth. It would suffer a hard blow if there is turbulence across the Straits. It’s obvious that the Democratic Progressive P上海千花坊女神会所
arty led by Tsai is staking the livelihoods of Taiwan residents to achieve its narrow political interests. But it should be f
rewarned that by so doing, it will bring trouble for itself and the Tsai administration.
The author is an associate researcher at the Institute of Taiwan Studies, Chinese Aca
demy of Social Sciences. The views don’t necessarily represent those of China Daily.