More engagement right way to handle US-China relations
More engagement right way to handle US-China relations
China's economy slows in first quarter amid debt, US trade frictions: AFP survey
16 April, 2018, 23:18
The trade surplus with the U.S. contracted 13 percent from a year earlier, while China's global trade balance swung to a US$5 billion deficit.
US President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods have roused nationalist sentiment in the world's second largest economy, where consumers have a long track record of spurning foreign products when political nerves are frayed.
The stand-off lies in the Trump administration´s ire at the massive trade imbalance and what it considers unfair practices by China that he says are costing American jobs.
The history of the US-China trade relationship shows a clearer picture of the current situation.
Imports rose 14.4 percent to US$179.1 billion, although that was down from 21.7 percent growth in January and February. It sent $375 billion in goods to the US last year, while the United States sent only $130 billion worth of products to China. On April 6, Trump reiterated that by considering adding a further $100 billion in tariffs on goods imported from China.
The China has aimed at making the free trade port system and operational mode of Hainan "more mature" by 2035.
"We hope that the USA will listen patiently to rational and pragmatic voices on the trade balance issue". With the theme of "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity", Li Jinyuan, chairman of Tiens Group was invited to participate in the Forum, where Li stated that as the global economy has its eyes on China, and China eyes on the world as well.
You could say China is looking to places like Silicon Valley for inspiration. I imagine there are pork producers, nut farmers and fruit producers in parts of the USA that strongly supported Trump wondering how they were unwillingly put into the front lines of a trade war that could affect their ability to generate profits and to keep Americans employed.
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Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng told reporters during a regular briefing, however, that Xi's remarks had nothing to do with the trade row and should not be mischaracterized as a concession to Washington.
In the first $50 billion in planned tariffs, the Trump administration was careful to limit the impact on American consumers, sticking mostly to industrial products such as robots and engine parts.
In 1994, the United States added China as a special investigation country under "section 301" again. "I think we´re having some great discussions", he told the gathering of lawmakers in Washington, though he repeated that the U.S. would win a trade war between the two sides.
"We don't want a trade war, but we are not afraid of it", said the spokeswoman, Hua Chunying.
United States tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium went into effect last month. They are all safe so far, state-run Xinhua news agencyreported.
If Washington wants to slow China's technological advance, it might consider measures that further restrict what products USA companies license to Chinese firms and broaden definitions of trade secrets, lawyers say. Both sides know that they will have the upper hand if they sound confident of victory when they make their threats.
China has proposed tariffs of $50 billion on US products that will squeeze apple growers in Washington, soybean farmers in IN and winemakers in California.
Of the 13 countries that form the Latin America and Caribbean region, nine adhere to the One China Policy, and nearly all now enjoy mutual beneficial trade agreements with the both China and America.
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