BEIJING ÔÇö The U.S.-China relationship is at a critical turning point, analysts say, and hints of what the global landscape could look like have emerged in the few days since ChinaÔÇÖs annual parliamentary meeting wrapped up.
The highly symbolic congress ÔÇô which concluded last Thursday after nearly a week of meetings ÔÇô sent a strong signal to its people that China has overcome the disease, and that business is quickly getting back to normal.
Beijing also used the gathering to introduce a┬ánew security bill┬áfor the┬áspecial administrative region of Hong Kong, which enjoys a semi-autonomous status. But ChinaÔÇÖs decision to approve the proposed law, that critics say will grant the central government sweeping powers to crush dissent, set┬áoff a strong reaction from U.S. President┬áDonald TrumpÔÇÖs administration which threatened retaliation.
Geopolitics aside, several analysts agree a reality is emerging for businesses: In the face of a global recession, China looks set to be one of the few countries that will expand, economically and politically.
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