Video Duration 25 minutes 30 seconds
From: Counting the Cost

Has China’s diplomacy turned into economic coercion?

Sanctions, tariffs and outright bans – we look at the price of doing business with China.

There is one trade war that has dominated headlines for more than two years now.

US President Donald Trump’s loud, brash and transactional battle with China has yielded success and, by the same measure, all sorts of self-harm.

The US has been pushing to curtail China’s economic rise – which earned Beijing some sympathy at first.

But as part of Beijing’s pushback, a number of nations have been on the receiving end of some thinly veiled warnings and, in some cases, economic punishment.

Plus: we look at how Beijing is forcing Tibetan farm labourers into re-education camps.

And, will a bailout for Belarus give Russia more of Minsk?