EDM 1 – Issue 455

How real is China’s threat to retaliate with rare earths in the trade war?

Plus: FedEx faces backlash over Huawei packages debacle; China’s online literature firms battle it out with different business models; and WiC gets the lowdown from baijiu expert on the big-ticket bottles of rare Kweichow Moutai up for auction in Hong Kong

Plus: India’s OYO celebrates its budget hotel breakthrough in China market; ‘Tao labels’ are hurting fast-fashion retailers; and how Chinese reacted to the trade war debate between Fox’s Trish Regan and local anchor Liu Xin