Li Yong Deputy Chair, China Association of International Trade
Aug 12 , 2019
With the most recent decision by the current American administration to levy tariffs on China despite reaching an agreement with China underway, Li Yong analyzes the reasons behind and the result of these unilaterally-broken deals. He argues that, in light of the upcoming American Presidential election, the tariffs are not only harmful to Americans, but are also being used for Trump’s personal gain.
Aug 02 , 2019
Levies would extend to nearly all Chinese imports, potentially affecting American consumers
Jul 31 , 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned China against waiting out his first term to finalize any trade deal, saying if he wins re-election in the November 2020 U.S. presidential contest, the outcome will be worse for China.
Joseph S. Nye Professor, Harvard University
Jul 17 , 2019
US President Donald Trump has been accused of weaponizing economic globalization. Sanctions, tariffs, and the restriction of access to dollars have been major instruments of his foreign policy, and he has been unconstrained by allies, institutions, or rules in using them.
Jun 30 , 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks.
Stephen Roach Faculty Member, Yale University
Jun 26 , 2019
Blinded by a surging stock market and a 50-year low in the unemployment rate, few dare to challenge the wisdom of US economic policy. Instant gratification has compromised the rigor of objective and disciplined analysis. Big mistake. The toxic combination of ill-timed fiscal stimulus, aggressive imposition of tariffs, and unprecedented attacks on the Federal Reserve demands a far more critical assessment of Trumponomics.
Philip Cunningham Independent Scholar
Jun 18 , 2019
President Trump’s childish whims on trade issues can be an opportunity for diplomats who stick to the high ground.
May 28 , 2019
President says he doesn’t think they violate U.N. resolutions, acknowledges disagreement with advisers.
May 27 , 2019
China would like to make a deal, U.S. president says in Japan. Tariffs on Chinese goods could go up ‘very easily,’ he says