China sells goods into the U.S. market easily, but American service providers face a range of barriers in China, which vary across industries.
If a trade dispute is cast as a national security issue — and there can easily be a lot of overlap — a president or a country can gain a lot of legal leeway.
Economist Dean Baker says the two should be sharing intellectual property in health care and climate technology, "not fighting over it."
Even after conflicts around tariffs and other policies, the fundamental economic tensions between the U.S. and China are alive and well.
Chinese exporters have found ways to deal with the extra U.S. tariffs and those plans are not set to change under President-elect Joe Biden.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership brings 15 countries together. Should the U.S. be a part of it?
Chinese investment in the U.S. also fell because of the pandemic recession.
Trade is not a "job creation kind of thing," Chad Bown says.
There's a deal, sure, but it's not looking good in terms of hitting targets.
China has bought about a quarter of what would be expected this year if it was going to meet the targets in the deal.