◎ We believe that a full-blown Sino-U.S. trade war is the catalyst that would set China on the path of tremendous change.
◎ Trump could still press ahead with tariffs or reduced tariffs on June 15 if there is a lack of mutual trust between the two sides.
◎ According to reports, Guangdong mayor Ma Xingrui was recently in Hainan Province making preparations to take over the post of Party secretary.
◎ China’s statement suggests a stalemate in the trade talks.
◎ Wu Xiaohui was a “white glove” for many Party elites.
◎ The Trump administration appears to be maneuvering the CCP into a position where it has to liberalize China to ensure regime survivability.
◎ The U.S. is both winning the trade war with China and weakening the CCP regime.
◎ With the Sino-U.S. trade talks concluded, North Korea could quietly revert to a more agreeable tone.