Countries will start looking inward and isolationism is likely to be a driver for both economic and foreign policy.
As China and the US vye for political and economic influence in several regions, the rivalry will inevitably turn into a clash. Which country is best placed to come out on top?
US officials set an aggressive tone ahead of President Trump's visit to Davos where his 'America First' agenda is getting a chilly reception. China, meanwhile, is enhancing its credentials as a leader in globalisation.
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