COVID-19 & Sino-American Rivalry

The COVID-19 pandemic has crushed economic growth prospects and added more antagonism and competition to US-China relations.

Will it wreck the fragile trade truce, accelerate a tech separation, and fuel geopolitical competition between the two 21st century superpowers?

  • Understand the challenges that businesses will face under new tariff regimes and how to best navigate these successfully
  • Identify the key strategic and operational risks when doing business in China
  • Gauge the likelihood of US-China rivalry damaging international institutions, including the WHO
  • Understand China’s motives and priorities in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Assess the likely impact of different levels of “tech separation” on business in the US and China
  • Apply lessons from the ongoing trade discussions to your own organisational priorities

Who Should Attend: Thought leaders, senior executives and principal policy makers responsible for strategy, ESG, security and defense, corporate & country risk, innovation, marketing & communications, government affairs, legal and finance, public policy and human capital

June 04, 2020



Research Professor and Chair, 21st Century China Center, School Of Global Policy & Strategy

UC San Diego

National Intelligence Council Co-Founder and Chairman

Global TechnoPolitics Forum

Fellow in Economics

St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford


Director of Analysis

Oxford Analytica

Executive VP & Global Chief Economist

The Conference Board