U.S. limits on Chinese investment could have big effect

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Mar 22, 2018
The White House announced today a series of actions aimed at countering what it calls unfair Chinese trade practices. We got tariffs on $60 billion worth of Chinese goods each year, and we got litigation, with the U.S planning to sue China more at the WTO. And finally, the president says he’s going to limit […]

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President Donald Trump’s import duties on steel and aluminum take effect Friday. The Europeans have already drawn up their list of retaliatory items. There’s serious talk at the White House of extra tariffs on Chinese products and counterthreats to take the United States to the World Trade Organization. It handles commercial disputes among its 164-member […]

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