"There are three main routes through which the coronavirus epidemic has the potential to disrupt the economies of China’s trading partners, even if the public health crisis itself remains confined to China."
Tesla "is a firm that tells us it’s going to be the world’s leading car company, and take automotive industries into a whole new multiverse of ride-sharing, self-driving and energy efficiency – yet its boss tweets disgraceful life-damaging insults about those who disagree with him (comments that would get any other CEO sacked), lies about plans to privatise the firm and his source of funds, and jokes about the regulators."
Trade skirmishes will continue – and even escalate, especially in Tech. One example is China warning Germany not to join the US effective blockade of Huawei. If Germany excludes the Chinese 5G wireless gear, China will threaten car imports – which is Germany’s weak spot.