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Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in the South China Morning Post on Washington’s Announcement to End Hong Kong’s Preferential Trade Status with the United States


Professor Julien Chaisse explains that should the US revoke Hong Kong’s special trading status, the special administrative region could be subjected to the same trade war tariffs imposed on Chinese exports to the US, or even unilateral tariffs against Hong Kong specifically, as well as export controls and potentially greater scrutiny of its financial and payments landscapes. Read the full article here: Finbarr Bermingham, “Hong Kong warned WTO challenge to potential US trade sanctions could be ‘counterproductive’”, South China Morning Post, 29 May 2020 <>.