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Packages from China will get much more expensive for Americans

In a move that may personally sting hundreds of thousands — perhaps millions — of online entrepreneurs on both sides…

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Team Trump desperately seeking escape hatch?

The U.S.-China Business Council has published a report analyzing export data from 265 congressional districts. It concludes that “cities and states…

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Placebo trade war talks to be administered in Washington in October

Photo credit: SupChina illustration After the latest tariff escalation on September 1, we are now in a brief moment of calm…

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Weekly Briefing: The ‘very, very, very limited’ Carrie Lam; trade war cannot stop Costco deal seekers; Zao! Your face is now in a Chinese server

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing details the most important China news from the past week. It also comes in…

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Xi Jinping channels Mao, calls on country to prepare for ‘struggle’

Taking a page out of an early predecessor’s playbook, General Secretary Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 has been using the word struggle (斗争 dòuzhēng)…

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Techno-trade war update: American companies want to stay in China

A new survey from the U.S.-China Business Council is out, and its key findings show that the rhetoric in Washington over the…

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Qing Dynasty bonds and the trade war as toddler tantrum

Here’s a possible toddler move from Donald Trump that the Chinese government is sure to ignore. A group of Americans own Hukuang…

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What Warren’s trade plan means for China

There seems to be no end in sight to the U.S.-China trade war, even as both economies slow down and…

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Weekly Briefing: Trade war incoherence; no gay marriage for China; don’t bring dead bodies to school

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing details the most important China news from the past week. It also comes in…

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Techno-trade war update: The U.S. is hurting while China’s doing fine

Yesterday, day 412 of the U.S.-China techno trade war, Donald Trump chose to dial up the megalomania by declaring himself the “Chosen…

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Weekly Briefing: Police brutality in Hong Kong; the world’s most dangerous place; progress for LGBT Chinese

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing details the most important China news from the past week. It also comes in…

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The coming Trump recession? Yuan remains over 7 to American dollar

“Donald Trump’s trade war with China is spiraling out of control” says John Cassidy in the New Yorker, which seems about…

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Beijing finds a common strategy on trade frictions and Hong Kong: Blame the U.S.

If you are following U.S.-China relations or the Hong Kong protests closely, we would recommend reading two Foreign Ministry Q&As…

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A turn toward an all-out techno-trade war

Yesterday afternoon, Donald Trump ratcheted up trade tensions again by announcing, in a four-tweet thread, that despite “constructive talks” in Shanghai,…

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Trade talks end with a whimper. Sides promise to talk more

After the 12th round of trade talks since the tariff war began 391 days ago, the American and Chinese teams have…

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