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The ties that bind: the U.S. and Chinese economies

Dec 6, 2016
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The ties that bind: the U.S. and Chinese economies

Dec 6, 2016
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Many economists — and Americans generally — have paused recently to consider what a Chinese-U.S. relationship would look like during the Trump years. The president-elect has waved the threat of severe tariffs, for example. Diplomatically, Trump appears to be taking a tough line with Beijing, but the Chinese and American economies are connected on a great many levels.

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