The complexity of increasing trade tensions between America and China
Jun 15, 2018

The complexity of increasing trade tensions between America and China

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(Global Edition) The International Monetary Fund warned this week U.S. tariffs could dent global growth, but according to reports, President Trump is preparing to unveil $50 billion worth of new tariffs on another batch of Chinese imports. If you’ve lost track of what’s covered and what’s not, we’ll take a step back and bring you up to speed. Then, China’s ride-hailing app Didi is the world’s most valuable startup, and it’s now expanding into Melbourne, Australia. Plus, the world’s most expensive movie poster ever sold fetched half a million dollars at auction, but what makes a poster so valuable? One hint: It doesn’t always have to do with a movie’s widespread success. Today's podcast is sponsored by Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace). (06/15/2018)


(Global Edition) The International Monetary Fund warned this week U.S. tariffs could dent global growth, but according to reports, President Trump is preparing to unveil $50 billion worth of new tariffs on another batch of Chinese imports. If you’ve lost track of what’s covered and what’s not, we’ll take a step back and bring you up to speed. Then, China’s ride-hailing app Didi is the world’s most valuable startup, and it’s now expanding into Melbourne, Australia. Plus, the world’s most expensive movie poster ever sold fetched half a million dollars at auction, but what makes a poster so valuable? One hint: It doesn’t always have to do with a movie’s widespread success. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace). (06/15/2018)

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC