Posts Tagged ‘trade’

Google, Intel & Others Cut Ties With Huawei As Trade War Heats Up

Update (10 am ET): After Google revoked its Android license, Huawei has released a statement to the Verge promising that users of its devices will still receive security updates and after-sales services…and that Huawei would begin working on a ‘sustainable ecosystem’ of its own. The company also promised to build a ‘sustainable ecosystem’ of its […]

Propaganda Intensifies Trade War With China

Propaganda Intensifies Trade War With China Above Photo: Trending Topics 2019/Flickr The dwindling empires’ main propaganda outlet, the New York Times, continues its anti-China campaign. It is now by blaming China’s president for the failure of trade negotiations with the United States. How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on U.S.-China Trade Deal Upended It: China’s leader, Xi Jinping, seemed […]

Turkey says end of US preferential trade deal contradicts $75bn target

Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan says the United States’ move to terminate its preferential trade agreement with Turkey will be against the $75-billion target for mutual trade laid out by the two countries. In a post on her Twitter account on Friday, the minister, however, welcomed Washington’s decision to halve its tariffs on the […]

Bannon: ‘No Chance’ Trump Will Back Down On China Trade War

President Trump has dug his heels in when it comes to the trade war with China, and according to his former adviser Steve Bannon – there’s “no chance” Trump will back down, according to CNBC.  “China has been running an economic war against the industrial democracies for 20 years,” Bannon said, noting that previous presidents – […]

China will ‘embrace world’ even more, Xi promises as US trade war escalates

China is an “open system” that has historically integrated Buddhism, Marxism and Islam, Xi said on Wednesday in his first public address since announcing higher tariffs on US imports. Today’s China is not only China’s China. It is Asia’s China and the world’s China. China in the future will take on an even more open […]

Judy Shelton, Trump’s Next Fed Choice, Favors A Gold Standard And Free Trade

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Economist Judy Shelton, a Trump economic advisor and a gold standard advocate is rumored to be Trump’s next Fed pick. Bloomberg reports White House Considers Economist Judy Shelton for Fed Board The White House is considering conservative economist Judy Shelton to fill one of the two vacancies on the Federal […]

Take trade war deal or be ‘hurt very badly,’ Trump warned China before Beijing hit US with tariffs

“You had a great deal, almost completed, & you backed out!” Trump admonished in a Monday tweet, suggesting that China was stalling in coming to an agreement in trade negotiations. This latest threat comes on the heels of Trump’s decision to more than double tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. I say openly to […]

Trump’s Trade War is Already Over

I hate to break the news to China bashers, but the trade war with the US is over. I’ve maintained for months that Trump has no leverage in trade talks with China. If he did China would have done a deal by now. They haven’t and they likely won’t unless you are talking some form […]

Washington Had the Wrong Approach to US-China Trade Talks from the Start

The long-running trade talks between the U.S. and China seem to have unfortunately fizzled out, but while American commentators are busy blaming Beijing for their apparent failure, the fact of the matter is that President Donald Trump‘s team had the wrong approach to them from the get-go and should, therefore, take responsibility for ruining them. […]

Jim W. Dean on The Debate … U.S.-China Trade War

by Jim W. Dean, VT Editor …with Press TV, Tehran Video below [ Editor’s Note: This was a timely Debate show to catch, with the US-China slugfest in full bloom. If the Chinese did really try to renegotiate something they had agreed to earlier, someone forgot to tell them that only Trump can pull stunts […]

What Happens Next: Here Are The 3 Trade War Scenarios

For once Goldman’s Thursday prediction (which itself was a flip-flop from the bank’s prior baseline just days earlier) that the US would hike tariffs at midnight, was correct, even if the bank’s overly optimistic take on subsequent events, left many disappointed. Of course, now that higher tariffs are in play, the follow up question is […]

ICYMI: Trump Tariffies China, but they’ll cobble together a trade deal in the end (VIDEO)

China has vowed to retaliate, because it’s negotiating as well, you might call it ‘The Art of the Deal”. However much the two biggest economies in the world posture and threaten, the likelihood is they’ll cobble something together because there’s a lot of money to be made. This week, ICYMI looks at the situation and […]

Why would China ever agree to a trade deal with the Trump administration when…

Readers who have been paying close attention to every leak related to the ongoing US-China trade talks might remember this FT story from six weeks ago about Beijing’s penchant for returning trade-deal draft proposals to Washington riddled with red-line stikeouts. We only bring it up now because, according to a play-by-play published by Reuters Wednesday morning, it appears President […]

Contact Information for the Federal Trade Commission

Christopher Jon Bjerknes The FTC investigates potential antitrust violations. The Federal Trade Commission has published a brochure in pdf format which you can download here: https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/attachments/competition-counts/pdf-0116_competition-counts.pdf Page seven of the brochure provides the following contact information: E-mail: antitrust@ftc.gov If you wish to submit confidential information, send it by mail and mark it “Confidential.” Mail: Federal […]

‘Straight out of Dr Strangelove’: Analysts slam Trump’s plan to trade nuclear secrets with Saudis

“It is very, very alarming. It’s a terrible thing to spread this kind of technology to a totalitarian state like Saudi Arabia,” political consultant Lew Rockwell told RT. His comments followed reports alleging that Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner had engaged in secret dealings for the transfer of nuclear technology to build dozens of […]

U.S. Trade Deficit with China Worst Ever

U.S. Trade Deficit with China Worst Ever January 14th, 2019 Via: CNBC: China announced Monday that its 2018 trade surplus with the United States was its largest in more than a decade, despite the tariff war initiated by President Donald Trump against Beijing. China’s […]

US trade deficit with China grows to a record and it’s likely even worse than the data show

China announced Monday that its 2018 trade surplus with the United States was its largest in more than a decade, despite the tariff war initiated by President Donald Trump against Beijing. China’s surplus with the U.S. grew 17 percent from a year ago to hit $323.32 billion in 2018, according to government […]

‘Head of state terror’ v ‘anti-Semitic dictator’: Netanyahu and Erdogan trade insults

In a tweet posted on Saturday, Benjamin Netanyahu referred to Erdogan as an “occupier of northern Cyprus,” saying that the Turkish Army “massacres women and children in Kurdish villages.” Erdogan – the occupier of northern Cyprus, whose army massacres women and children in Kurdish villages, inside and outside Turkey – should not preach to Israel. […]

Iran, Turkey back any measure for realisation of $30bn trade between Tehran, Ankara

President.ir – The Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey issued a joint statement at the end of the 5th Meeting of High Council for Iran-Turkey Strategic Cooperation and stressed that they would take any necessary measures for increasing trade between the two countries to the $30bn goal by strengthening […]

Real Roots Of Inequality Is Neoliberal Capitalism, Not Trade & Technology

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