The United States Will Miss China’s Money
The rattled stock market gets all the trade war attention, but it’s the sharp decline in China’s U.S. investments that should alarm Americans.
Capitol Hill Could Imperil Any New U.S.-U.K. Trade Deal
Despite Trump’s eagerness to help a post-Brexit Britain, plenty of obstacles stand in the way—and not just the usual suspects.
Don’t Blame Boris for the Brexit Backstop Impasse
Britain’s Conservatives and their Democratic Unionist Party allies aren’t the only obstacles to a deal. The EU and the Irish government are also being needlessly stubborn.
Japan Started a War It Wasn’t Ready to Fight
Tokyo picked a trade brawl with Seoul—but wasn't prepared for the inevitable blowback.
Currency War With China Dooms Trade Talks
Trump’s puzzling move to ratchet up tensions won’t work, experts say.
Trump Hired Robert Lighthizer to Win a Trade War. He Lost.
The Trump administration’s obsession with trade threats, tariffs, and bullying both allies and rivals into submission was based on an ambitious theory. It turned out to be a fallacy.
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.
China Shoots Back in Trump’s Trade War Escalation
A transcript of Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying’s remarks to reporters.
Flying Blind With the Fed
The Fed chairman confirms that uncertainty over trade is slowing the global economy and no one knows quite what to do about it.
Why Is Trump Seeing Red Over France’s ‘Google Tax’?
French unilateral efforts to fix loopholes in global tax rules are adding fuel to the trans-Atlantic trade spat.
2 Charts That Show How China Is Pulling Out of the United States
Beijing’s annual investments have plummeted from a 2016 peak to an eight-year low in 2018.
The World This Weekend
Japan and South Korea continue a historic dispute while Turkey exits the F-35 program amid tensions with the United States.
Japan’s Trade War Is as Futile as Trump’s
Tokyo’s temper tantrum over history is mostly hurting itself.
The End of Cuba’s Entrepreneurship Boom
It isn’t just Trump who has put the country’s small businesses under pressure. Díaz-Canel is after them, too.
Why Are Japan and South Korea in a Trade Fight?
Officially, Japan has “national security” concerns about technology exports to South Korea. Unofficially, World War II still casts an ugly shadow.
The New U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal Can Work for Everyone
Republicans and Democrats have every reason to compromise and ratify the agreement.
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.
Egypt’s Economy Isn’t Tanking. It’s Thriving.
A recent article warned that the country faced imminent economic collapse. A careful reading of the economic data shows that reforms have placed it on a path to growth.