Mar 22, 2018

03/22/2018: China threatens retaliation if U.S. imposes sanctions

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … The White House is set to unveil sanctions against China today after finding it encourages theft or transfer of intellectual property. But China’s threatening to fight back … so is a trade…

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … The White House is set to unveil sanctions against China today after finding it encourages theft or transfer of intellectual property. But China’s threatening to fight back … so is a trade war just over the horizon? Then, how’s this for irony: A French company is poised to win a contract to make Britain’s passports in a post-Brexit world. We’ll hear from the U.K. company that’s set to lose out on the production. Afterward, a trip to a business with a unique take on how to tackle the problem of throw-away plastics. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC