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Trade war, day 195: Chinese tourism to U.S. still growing

The Chinese government’s warning about travel to the U.S. issued in July last year had no effect on the country’s…

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Trade war, day 194: Lighthizer doesn’t see ‘any progress,’ but will meet Liu He

We have now crossed into the second half of the 90-day negotiating period, and continue to barrel on toward a deal that…

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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. “We’re doing very well with China… I…

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Trade war, day 189: Chinese commerce ministry mum on details of negotiations

China’s commerce ministry has now also issued a statement (in Chinese) about the January 7-9 trade negotiations. It is even…

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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 tension between the…

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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, the U.S. Trade…

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Trade war, day 182: Weak China sales for Apple

Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote a letter (full text; CNBC report and interview with Cook) to investors yesterday, January 2,…

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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 for Access members (paywall) that Foxconn…

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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 war,…

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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 (press release here; full…

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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 Robert…

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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 economy and a tit-for-tat…

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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 war (though Trump…

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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 practices, the Made in…

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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 90 days of U.S.-China…

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