Category: trade war

USA 0 China 1

November 19, 2018 0

China is about to win the first leg of the trade war against the US. The latest statistics are actually shocking for the US Government, with the trade deficit with China at its highest historical level. These figures – that show a Chinese surplus of more than 37 billion dollars for the month of September,…

By Michel Santi

Longing for a lie-in

October 2, 2018 0

Employment is not an end in itself. It just allows us to subsist. This is why it’s productive jobs we need today: ones that will allow us to consume goods and services produced with minimal human labour or effort involved. In my opinion, economic development and prosperity should above all tend to gradually reduce the…

By Michel Santi

Trade war, or American self-sabotage?

September 26, 2018 0

Donald Trump is actively preparing phase 3 of his retaliation plan against China now that the latter has just reacted to his last wave that came into force this week. According to his own statements summarising his approach to China, he began by imposing an extra tax of 50 billion dollars on the country for…

By Michel Santi

Make America 1929 Again

June 5, 2018 0

During his election campaign, Trump never stopped waxing lyrical about China who he stigmatised for all types of wrongdoing, citing high levels of damage to American interests due to unfair business practices. However, a year after being elected, it’s against his closest allies – Canada and Europe – that Trump is raging, all the while…

By Michel Santi