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December 1, 2016 What Donald Trump got right — and many economists got wrong — about the costs of tradeSource: Vox
A group of distinguished trade economists have quietly released a paper estimating that if Chinese imports had grown half as quickly over the past 15 years, Hillary Clinton rather than Donald Trump would be preparing to move into...
December 1, 2016 China introduces 10% extra tax on 'super cars'Source: BBC
China has introduced an additional 10% tax on "super cars", including Ferrari, Bentley, Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce.
November 28, 2016 UK think-tank plans legal challenge over Europe single market accessSource: Reuters
A British think-tank said on Monday it planned to take legal action over whether the government can take Britain out of the single market as part of its exit from the European Union, in the latest legal attempt to challenge the...
November 25, 2016 China currency dips to lowest level versus dollar in 8 years
Times of India - Chinese officials have warned Beijing could challenge such moves at the World Trade Organization. In trade talks in Washington earlier this week, Zhang Xiangchen, China's deputy trade representative, disputed the...
November 23, 2016 US panel urges ban on China state firms buying US companies
le Globaliste - China contends that Article 15 of the 2001 protocol on China's accession to the World Trade Organization requires members to stop using an alternative, nonmarket economy calculation method in antidumping...
November 18, 2016 Dollar charges to 14-year high, bonds in full swingSource: Reuters
The dollar scaled to its highest level in almost 14 years against a basket of currencies on Friday, while U.S. bond yields were set for the biggest fortnightly rise in 15 years on bets U.S. inflation and interest rates are headed...
November 17, 2016 What Does President-Elect Trump Mean For The US And The World? - audioSource: Forbes
In this episode of “The Bulletin with UBS” on Monocle 24 experts and analysts consider Donald Trump’s extraordinary victory in the US presidential election, and mull the implications for the months and years ahead.
November 17, 2016 Trump's China Stance Spurs Trade War WorriesSource: NPR
At a Florida campaign stop in August, presidential candidate Donald Trump made a promise for his first day in office: "I'm going to instruct my treasury secretary to label China a currency manipulator! The greatest in the world!"
America’s manufacturers are urging President-elect Donald Trump to back off from his most threatening trade rhetoric and pursue a more nuanced approach to trade with China and Mexico, avoiding unilateral tariff actions and...
November 16, 2016 NAFTA: What it is, and why Trump hates itSource: CNN
Top of Trump's wish list is to renegotiate or "terminate" NAFTA -- the North American Free Trade Agreement. He also wants to slap a 35% tax on goods, such as Ford (F) cars, that are made in Mexico and sold in the U.S.
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