Currency War With China Dooms Trade Talks
Trump’s puzzling move to ratchet up tensions won’t work, experts say.
What’s Trump’s Plan With the Latest Tariffs on China?
Frustrated by the slow pace of trade talks, the U.S. president threatened even more tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, rattling markets and sowing fears of slower growth.
Why Are Japan and South Korea at Each Other’s Throats?
A trade dispute has widened into a full-blown relationship crisis—and the shadow of World War II hangs over it all.
While Trump Isolates the U.S., It’s ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ for the Rest of the World
Globalization is alive and well. It’s just the United States sitting on the sidelines.
Xi-Trump G-20 Meeting Produces Trade Truce
China and the United States signal another truce in the trade war, but existing tariffs--and seemingly irreconcilable demands--still remain.
Trump’s ‘Madman Theory’ of Trade with China
Economist Patrick Chovanec says it could still work, but the president could play a much better hand by bringing in U.S. allies.
China Gets a British Bedfellow
Left vulnerable by Brexit, the U.K. looks eager to sign onto Beijing’s giant Belt and Road program.
‘The Next Backlash Is Going to Be Against Technology’
Harvard economist Dani Rodrik on how to make globalization fair and sustainable.
Fearing Populism, France and Germany Flee Into the Past
Europe’s top economies are trying to take on China and the United States by resurrecting industrial policy. Brussels is not happy.
In Trump’s Economy, the Invisible Hand Belongs to the Government
The state’s role in the U.S. economy has expanded dramatically under President Trump, even as he pushes China to exert less control.
Having Failed to Clinch a Deal With North Korea, Trump Turns to China
The administration talks up progress in “historic” trade talks, but an agreement remains elusive.
Just How Much Is China’s Economy Slowing?
Beijing is preparing another massive stimulus, but the economy is visibly running out of steam.
No Sweeping Free Trade Deal, Brussels Tells Washington
The EU’s terms for talks could herald another trade setback for Trump.
Trump and Xi Park Trade War—For Now
But the U.S. president raises new uncertainties over the fate of the trade deal with Mexico and Canada.
Will Trump Hit Pause on the Trade War With China?
Under mounting pressure, the U.S. president needs a win at G-20 summit.
Trump’s Latest China Salvo Could Hurt U.S. Nuke Industry
Administration says Beijing is diverting U.S. nuclear technology for military use.
Trump Reaches for Checkbook Diplomacy to Counter China
Washington ramps up development finance to offer countries an alternative to Beijing’s deep pockets.
It’s No Longer Just a Trade War Between the U.S. and China
Vice President Pence’s fierce attack and allegations of tech spying escalate the conflict.
Is the Trade War About to Become a Currency War?
Some experts figure Beijing might risk further driving down the renminbi against the dollar.