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Trade war, day 193: ‘I think that we are going to…do a deal with China’

Today, Trump again reiterated his optimism about reaching a trade deal with China.

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Trade war, day 188: Will Trump’s stock market obsession cut short negotiations?

For over half a year, we have tracked the escalation of tariffs and the outlook for economic…

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Trade war, day 187: Talks are extended to third day in Beijing

U.S.-China trade talks between mid-level officials, which were scheduled for January 7-8, have been extended a day,…

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Trade war, day 182: Weak China sales for Apple

Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote a letter (full text;

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Trade war, day 181: Lighthizer may push for more tariffs

There is not much news in the U.S.-China trade war since last Friday, when we highlighted…

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Trade war, day 175: Qualitative measures and detained Canadians

The slow news cycle of the festive season continues, interrupted by bits and pieces of news about the trade…

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Trade war, day 168: Fresh accusations of stolen technology, but no sanctions (yet)

The U.S. Justice Department has, for the fourth time in three months, unveiled a significant indictment (

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Trade war, day 167: Face-to-face talks scheduled for January

Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. Treasury Secretary who is reportedly not leading U.S.-China trade talks but joined U.S. Trade Representative…

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Trade war, day 166: China admits it has Canadian hostages

The SCMP notes that “any direct mention of the specific challenges China faced, above all a slowing…

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Trade war, day 161: Are U.S.-China relations beyond repair?

Other than the nasty Canada-China hostage situation, described above, which is officially not related to the trade…

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Trade war, day 160: Is Beijing softening Made in China 2025?

Since March, when the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released its “Section 301” report on Chinese trade…

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Trade war, day 159: Lighthizer-Liu negotiations proceed, but ‘major broadside’ being planned in Washington

Despite Beijing’s fury over the arrest of Huawei CFO Mèng Wǎnzhōu, the remaining 80 of the

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Trade war, day 154: Shocking arrest of Huawei CFO

In The shocking arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Canada on…

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Trade war, day 153: China affirms ‘very successful’ trade meeting

After Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a vague tariff cease-fire…

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Trade war, day 152: Tariff Man tweets, markets plunge

The morning tweets of Donald Trump today gave reasons for both optimism and pessimism about the future…

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