Dominic Ng Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank
Sep 26 , 2017
We stand at a crossroads. The U.S. and China can either enter a costly and damaging trade war, or they can negotiate a better alternative. Getting trade relatio
Sep 26 , 2017
Beijing suggests rules requiring foreign auto makers to have a Chinese partner could be relaxed
Ross told Premier Li of China that the U.S. hopes for "very good deliverables" when President Trump visits China in November.
Sep 21 , 2017
China has announced a crackdown on violations of patents and trade secrets in an effort to mollify foreign companies ahead of a visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Christopher A. McNally Professor of Political Economy, Chaminade University
Sep 19 , 2017
It seems as if U.S. President Donald Trump is intent on perpetrating a dangerous fallacy: to impose tariffs on American imports to lower the trade deficit. These moves are coming despite the fact that the most prominent critic of China’s trade practices in the U.S. administration, Steven Bannon, has left the White House. Why is the Trump administration so enamored by tariffs, a trade policy more commonly employed a hundred years ago?
Daniel Ikenson Director, Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
Sep 18 , 2017
For more than a decade, China and the United States have been engaged in a game of tit-for-tat technology protectionism, which now threatens to escalate into a wider high-tech trade war. But protectionism need not be met with protectionism. There is another route to deescalate this conflict: via the World Trade Organization.
Professor Lau shares his insights on public debt and corporate debt in relation to the argument that China should reduce its debt in order to avoid a major drag on economic growth.
There have been a myriad of talks about the possibility of war, specifically a trade war and the gains and losses of such a prospect. Would the Trump administration trigger a trade war and what could that entail for the two nations?
Professor Lau outlines the benefits of a Bilateral Investment Treaty that includes a “mutual protection of investment” and “negative list.”
In his view, there are two ways in which to reduce the trade imbalance: China reduces exports to the U.S. or the U.S. increases exports to China.