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Published on Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest August

Protests in Hong Kong escalated further in August. Possible Chinese attempts to interfere in the political crisis in Hong Kong could trigger more risks. Meanwhile, China and the United States retaliated against each other with new tariffs signaling that the trade rift will continue for a while.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • Hong Kong protests escalated, increasing unrest and uncertainty.
  • U.S. – China trade rift continues with new tariffs
  • U.K. Parliament has been suspended until October 14.
  • India’s decision on the contested area triggered an additional dispute with Pakistan.

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