Tackling China’s Protectionism

Editorial note: WSJ editorial board finally, finally admits to China’s predatory trade. But tariff freak out still takes precedence. Proposes slow, ineffective, international bureaucrat action. The Trump Administration is expected to announce more tariffs as early as this week in an attempt to reduce China’s trade surplus with the U.S. While these taxes are a…

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CPA Study Shows Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Have Minimal Effect on US Economy

Research finds slight decline in GDP, no job loss   Washington. A new study from the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) finds that the effects on the US economy of the recently announced Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs would be nearly undetectable, with the net job impact approaching zero. Gross domestic product would decline by only eight one-thousandths of one…

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