Talks are always better than no talks. Ultimately, no one really cares who took the first step because the essence of the whole matter is to contain the increasing damages to both economies.
United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin sent a proposal to China on September 12, seeking the initiation of a new round of trade […]
It is not hard to find cases where the United States unilaterally imposed pressure on China on issues such as human rights, Tibet or Taiwan. These problems have all ultimately been settled, but never by means of China making one-sided concessions.
Time pushes forward, with less than half a year until the U.S. midterm elections this coming November, and a president whose lawyer is currently under an FBI investigation; the Trump administration is in a tussle, not only for its mandate, but also for its survival.
China imposed counter-tariffs on some import products from the United States at 12:01 pm Friday immediately after new US tariffs took effect, the country’s customs authority said.
Anyone who is not ideologically blinded by cold war mentality would clearly recognize that China has fulfilled its WTO obligations .
It involves the world’s two biggest economies and the trade volume involved also represents a record in decades.
The USTR published on Friday a list of Chinese goods subject to additional Tariffs. The “punitive tariffs” on about $50 billion of Chinese products will burden the world’s two largest economies, China and US.
China and the US, the world’s two biggest economic entities, had a third round of trade consultation on June 2-3.
Decline seems to be inevitable for us mortal beings and nearly everything that we are a part of. Empire and global hegemony, as we now know, are no exceptions.
Each word as written into the statement was weighed by the two sides to best reflect their respective perspectives on the agreements achieved.
This year is special, for the world as well as China and the US. I think it is necessary to reassess the change in US power in the past 10 years and the historical experiences of the development of China-US relations in the last four decades.