Editorial: You do you

Author: | Published: 28 Aug 2018

Commercial battles are being fought on every continent. The Trump administration has imposed tariffs on a wide range of goods from long-standing trade partners including China, Canada and the EU. At the same time, it's reforming and reinforcing the powers of its Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (Cfius) to oversee takeovers by foreign investors, and getting the Department of Defense involved as well for good measure.

China's Ministry of Commerce is also looking to strengthen its...