USTR Finalizes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports in Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices

Editor’s note: This is the official release by the US Trade Representative finalizing the next tranche of tariffs on $200b of Chinese goods at 10% immediately then 25% on January 1, 2019. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           September 17, 2018Contact: USTR Public & Media Affairs[email protected] USTR Finalizes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports in Response to China’s…

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Imperialism Will Be Dangerous for China

Editor’s note: This is a very accurate analysis. China’s real problem isn’t the so-called Thucydides trap, which holds that a rising power like China must clash with an established power like the U.S., the way ancient Athens clashed with Sparta. It was Lenin, not Thucydides, who foresaw the challenge the People’s Republic is now facing:…

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Statement from the President

Editor’s note: This is President Trump’s statement on implementing tariffs on the next tranche of $200b of Chinese imports. It also adds the intent to go further, targeting yet another $267b of imports, if China does not change its behavior.  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2018 Today,…

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Press Release: CPA Praises Implementation of Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports

Necessary response to China’s continuing unfair trade practices Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today strongly praised a White House announcement of additional tariffs on approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. The tariffs, which take effect on September 24, are part of the Trump administration’s continuing response to China’s theft of intellectual property and forced transfer…

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It’s not just the U.S.: Around the world, doors are shutting on Chinese investment

Editor’s note: This article shows the (Peter) Navarro-ization of the world. “Death by China” is now implicitly accepted in the western world.  As the United States grew more hostile toward Chinese investment in the country this year by blocking a handful of high-profile deals, many investors and advisers were confident China would find opportunities elsewhere. [Andrew…

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