Chinese official Jin Baisong invokes the specter of a trade war as the best way to "impose...

|By:, SA News Editor

Chinese official Jin Baisong invokes the specter of a trade war as the best way to "impose sanctions" on Japan. The already-weak Japanese economy would be crippled without Chinese demand, he argues, while China would barely miss a cutoff of exports to Japan. Fitch, meanwhile, threatens ratings downgrades across a range of Japanese exporters if the dispute between the two nations drags on.