This year is almost certain to see heightened economic tensions between the U.S. and Asia. Whether or not one describes the situation as a "trade war" is a matter of definition. But at the very least, we are likely to see significant trans-Pacific skirmishes and battles on the trade front in 2018.
Will there be a Pacific trade war in 2018?
Trump likely to consider tough unilateral actions against China especially if North Korea crisis eases