Tag Archives: trade war

The Summer of 2019

In terms of economic contentedness, the summer of 2019 in the U.S. and globally had an eerie feeling of the summer of 1913.

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Game, Set and Match, China?

Trump’s playing into Beijing’s hands on Huawei and North Korean nukes underscores China’s global power status

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Rare Earths: China’s Strongest Card

The U.S. imports 80% of its rare earths from China, but accounts for just 4% of China’s rare earths exports. This gives China a significant advantage.

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How Donald Trump Is Losing the Trade War

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. Trump is not so much fighting China on trade as turning the U.S. into China.

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US-China Trade: It’s Politics, Stupid!

A better safety net for Americans is the issue that should be addressed with at least as much vigor as tariffs on Chinese goods.

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Three Reasons for Hope for US-EU Trade

Despite Trump’s apparent obsession with German cars and the German trade surplus, political support in the U.S. for a trade war against the EU is much weaker than for getting tough on China.

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US-EU Trade Talks: Two Giants at Loggerheads

Look for significant noise, but not for a genuine trade war across the Atlantic.

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In Charts: Huawei

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.

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Trump Upping the Ante on US-EU Trade

Will the US and EU find a compromise on trade to avert a head-on clash?

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My Remarkable Month and a Half in China

Grass-roots interactions may not lay the groundwork for a viable relationship between the U.S. and China – but they can’t hurt.

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