Tag: protectionism

Trump’s Takes Trade War Directly To China – And American Businesses That Rely on Chinese Products

Reports from the White House indicate that the US Treasury Department is finalising a much hyped $30 billion anti-Chinese tariff initiative which will target a wide variety of goods. Trump recently announced the finalisation of a 25% tariff on steel imports with an accompanying 10% tariff on aluminium.  As Canada, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Free Trade vs. Protectionism in The Age of Xi and Trump

Among other things, Donald Trump’s Presidency has provided an opportunity for the US and the wider world to re-educate itself about fundamental principles of war and peace, trade, monetary policy and national identity. This is because, rather than simply try to manage existing trends, Trump has challenged the prevailing orthodoxy […]