Former US envoy says Chinese officials anticipate ‘partial decoupling’ of the nations’ economies

n Susan Thornton, former Trump administration expert on Asia, discusses her recent conversations with Chinese n ‘It seemed very much that the trade-negotiation moment may have passed,’ she says n Susan Thornton, former Trump administration expert on Asia, discusses her recent conversations with Chinese: ‘It seemed very much that the trade-negotiation moment may have passed.’ China’s government assumes that the US-China trade war may drag on indefinitely and that the stand-off may lead to a “p…