The EU may begin targeting businesses in Israel in the name of neutrality, but the ramifications will be anything but neutral.
The popular narrative goes that because President Trump launched a trade war against China, China has retaliated by tariffing agriculture products from red states that voted for Trump. False.
The ongoing economic brinkmanship between China and the United States is hurting all parties involved, yet no one is happy with the status quo.
What China did this week is the strongest counteraction it has taken so far in its ongoing trade war. It might have achieved the desired effect of causing market panic, but it will end up hurting China the most.
Don’t listen to the left scream that tax cuts caused a slowdown, and don’t listen to the supply siders who say tax cuts would be working great, were it not for tariffs.
Any political regime depends in part upon trust, and, when those in power do not live up to their commitments to the people, an appetite for change grows.
Chinese President Xi came to the summit with serious economic and political challenges domestically. President Trump was in a stronger negotiation position. So what happened?
A game where only one side plays by the rules is rigged. We have now locked ourselves in an embrace with a corrupt regime, and it has not been to our benefit economically or morally.
Tariffs can serve non-economic purposes. Although economically harmful, they can sometimes be used to gain political advantages that outweigh their economic costs.
Beijing has major risks to bear, too, if the trade squabble drags on for too long. Here’s why it would be in Xi’s best interest to reconcile with Trump.
China may well have been willing to give foreign companies wider access to its markets, but not to the extent of having those concessions codified into law.
In 2019, Sino-U.S. relations will be defined by the trade war, potential reunification with Taiwan, and the escalation of the new space race.
Cooler heads have to prevail to ensure Meng Wanzhou’s arrest doesn’t become a catalyst that worsens the trade war.
President Trump and President Xi are working to resolve potential tariff hikes. This doesn’t change the degree to which the U.S. feels threatened by a rising China.
We understand it would be wrong to let politicians interfere with our freedom to trade with our local grocery store. The same argument applies when looking at international trade.
China may be able to absorb the latest round of tariffs by turning goods destined for export around for internal consumption.
Until the UPU delivers fairer rates for American businesses, they will be stuck with an outrageous arrangement keeping their prices artificially high.
Jean-Claude Juncker reportedly told Donald Trump, ‘If you want to be stupid, I can be stupid, as well.’ This is a perfect summary of a trade war.
Both President Trump and Chinese President Xi strive to make their own country great again. The world is wondering: who will get most of what he wants and who will cave?
China is not putting so much economic and political capital behind the One Belt and One Road initiative as an altruistic act.
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