By Pierre Lemieux Don't Trump and Xi have a different vision of international trade? Not really. Nobody knows how the protectionist tug-of-war between Chinese president Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump--each one deciding for his flock--will end. Perhaps we'll have a disastrous trade war and recession. Perhaps Chinese consumers and businesses will persuade Xi to back off, as the latter's April 10 speech was first interpreted (Lingling Wei, "Xi Vows Greater Access to China, Warns Against 'Cold War Mentality'," Wall Street Journal, April 10)? Or perhaps American consumers and businesses will oblige Trump to back off, as corporate and stock-market resistance in America hopefully suggests? Chinese
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