From energy to climate change, tax cuts to attempts to revive Australian manufacturing, the Australian government’s fiscal plans, as detailed by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday night, will be significantly influenced, even reshaped, by the outcome of the American presidential election and in the following months by China’s emerging, self-sustaining, industrial policy. In this analysis by The Australian Financial Review, USSC non-resident senior fellow John Lee is quoted about how the US election outcome might affect the Australian economy.