IMF meeting | In Asia, ghosts of crises past return amid Trumpian trade war

In Asia, ghosts of crises past return amid Trumpian trade war

In a region where traces of the 2008 and 1997-98 carnage linger, Washington’s assault on Asia’s biggest growth engine could ignite another disaster

October 12, 2018 11:01 AM (UTC+8)
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meetings in Nusa Dua on Indonesia’'s resort island of Bali on October 10, 2018. Photo: AFP/Sonny Tumbelaka
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meetings in Nusa Dua on Indonesia’'s resort island of Bali on October 10, 2018. Photo: AFP/Sonny Tumbelaka