Tag: tariffs

Donald Trump is Looking For a “Mission Accomplished” Moment in The Trade War – China Merely Seeks a Win-Win Conclusion

In normal circumstances, countries relax tariffs against one another during low key bilateral meetings which typically take place on the soil of one of the two nations whose tariffs are going to be mutually lowered. But for Donald Trump whose infamous trade war on China is more of an ideological […]

China Continues to Successfully Compartmentalise Relations With US as Trade Talks Set to Resume in January

After a December of sustained losses on the US stock market, the 26th saw a major rebound on reports from Mastercard regarding an increase in US retail sales (excluding motor vehicles) between the 1st of November and Gregorian Christmas Eve. According to Mastercard, retail sales were up at a rate […]

China Continues to Eliminate Tariffs as Part of Historic Drive For Enhanced Economic Openness

Chinese officials have just announced plans to significantly lower or entirely drop import tariffs on hundreds of goods, while several major free trading agreements have been streamlined and expanded. These developments are part of the overall drive to create more open trading arrangements with multiple partners that was encapsulated at […]