Category Archives: Foreign Trade Policy

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm – The New York Times

By Ana Swanson and Edward Wong May 21, 2019 208 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering limits to a Chinese video surveillance giant’s ability to buy American technology, people familiar with the matter said, the latest attempt to counter Beijing’s global … Continue reading

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Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom – By Jim Tankersley and Mark Landler – The New York Times

Originally posted on InconvenientNews.Net:
By Jim Tankersley and Mark Landler May 15, 2019, 9 “WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump lost an auction in 1988 for a 58-key piano used in the classic film “Casablanca” to a Japanese trading company…

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Opinion | America the Cowardly Bully – By Paul Krugman – The New York Times

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist March 4, 2019,   529 c President Trump’s trade belligerence has done lasting damage to America’s reputation.CreditCreditPete Marovich for The New York Times This is the way the trade war ends. Not with a bang but … Continue reading

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Opinion | You Don’t Understand Tariffs- Man – Editorial- The New York Times

Not long after claiming victory in the midterm elections in which his party lost at least 39 House seats, President Trump kept up his winning streak this past weekend, this time on the world stage. At the Group of 20 … Continue reading

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How Tariffs Work- and Why China Won’t See a Bill – The New York Times

By Jim Tankersley Nov. 29, 2018 President Trump frequently promotes the idea that when the United States places a tariff on an import from another country, that other country directly pays the bill. He’s wrong, but he keeps saying it. … Continue reading

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Opinion | Worse Than Nafta – by Gustavo A. Flores-Macías and Mariano Sánchez-Talanquer – NYT

By Gustavo A. Flores-Macías and Mariano Sánchez-Talanquer Professor Flores-Macías is an associate professor of government at Cornell. Professor Sánchez-Talanquer is an assistant professor of political science at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics.   “North American business leaders are breathing a … Continue reading

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Opinion | Trump Has No Idea What His Tariffs Have Unleashed for Farmers – By Robert Leonard – NYT

By Robert Leonard Mr. Leonard is the news director for the radio stations KNIA and KRLS. July 26, 2018 A farm near Amana, Iowa.CreditScott Olson/Getty Images “KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Today President Trump is visiting Dubuque, Iowa, where every year at … Continue reading

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How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending- Not Tariffs – by Farhad Manjoo – NYT

One program, Made in China 2025, outlines a road map for China to become a world leader in advanced manufacturing (things like robotics, aircraft and machine tools). Another plan calls for China to achieve dominance in artificial intelligence. Based on … Continue reading

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Opinion | Brexit Meets Gravity – by Paul Krugman – NYT

These days I’m writing a lot about trade policy. I know there are more crucial topics, like Alan Dershowitz. Maybe a few other things? But getting and spending go on; and to be honest, in a way I’m doing trade … Continue reading

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Opinion | Someone Should Tell Donald Trump About America’s High Tariffs – The New York Times

To hear President Trump tell it, every other country in the world is taking advantage of the United States by selling milk, cars, steel and other products to America while refusing to buy made-in-the-USA merchandise. His ceaseless complaint about trade … Continue reading

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