The delegations from the three largest economies in the world — the United States, China and Japan — are now gone from the recent ASEAN and East Asia summits here, as well as from the APEC summit in Papua New Guinea.

The ramifications of ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions though continue to be felt as the world’s eyes turn next to Argentina, when leaders from the world’s largest economies convene for the 13th summit of the Group of 20 in Buenos Aires.

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