US-China Trade War

US-China Trade War: Making Up Is Hard to Do

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With a wide array of conflicting and congruous interests, the US-China relationship is anything but simple.

End to US-China Trade War in Sight?

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Global markets were buoyed on news of a ‘very good conversation’ between Xi and Trump, but the optimism could well be short-lived.

Beijing Heads Back to the Stimulus Well

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Amid a tanking stock market, a GDP miss, and a real estate downturn, the Chinese authorities are considering new stimulus measures.

Ratings Agency Sounds Alarm on China Debt

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S&P Global has recently warned that hidden, local-level debt in China could be as high as $6 trillion.

When Ping-Pong Saved the World

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History teaches us that sometimes it’s the human element that deescalates seemingly intractable international disputes.

USMCA: Winners and Losers in the US-Canada Trade Deal

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US and Canadian negotiators have agreed in principle to a new trade deal. Just don’t call it ‘NAFTA.’

Mending the Marriage: The Importance of Stabilizing US-China Relations

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The US-China bilateral relationship is too big to fail.

US-China Trade War: Shots Fired at ZTE as Washington Tries Reciprocity

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President Trump reaches for China’s own playbook on trade, with disastrous results for ZTE.

US-China Trade War: When a Concession Isn’t a Concession

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China President Xi Jinping’s Boao speech is being heralded as a major concession on trade. It’s not.

US-China Trade War: Chinese Tariffs Aim at the Heart of Trump Country

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China’s response to the Trump tariffs was both swift and finely tuned to inflict maximum political damage on the president and his Republican allies in Congress.

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