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Comments Off on In Response To Trump Tariffs, China Raises $3B Of Their Own Against US

LIBERTY REVIEW – China slapped tariffs on up to $3 billion in U.S. exports over the weekend, escalating a trade spat between the world’s two largest economies. Announced late Sunday, the tariffs will apply to 128 American products that Beijing had previously identified as potential targets for import taxes. The punitive measures went into effect on […]

Comments Off on Trump’s Failing Grade on Trade Threatens His Overall GPA on Economic Policy

INTERNATIONAL LIBERTY – I explained last month that the World Trade Organization’s dispute-resolution mechanism is the best way of discouraging China from short-sighted mercantilist and cronyist trade policies. The Trump Administration, though, thinks that the best response to bad Chinese trade policy is to adopt bad American trade policy. In this interview, I fret that […]