Brexit to China? If forced, London will choose Washington over Beijing

What is the prospect of a UK-China trade deal after a no-deal Brexit, ask John Ryan (LSE)? Johnson will have to choose sides when the US-China trade confrontation resumes – an accord with one may mean discord with the other. In the end, however, the US-UK relationship is destined to be more “special” than the UK-China one. Whenever London is forced to choose, it will side with the US.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at