History was heralded when China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, for good reason: the world’s most populous nation was entering the rules-based system that has governed international commerce since World War II. But the full...
Keith BradsherThe @paulblustein book is coming out on the trade war; Paul is a real veteran of trade coverage who understands the subject well. Schism: China, America and the Fracturing of the Global Trading System | Centre for International Governance Innovation
Though details are scarce, any peace that leaves higher American tariffs in place could continue to hurt China’s status as the world’s factory floor.
Keith BradsherA China-U.S. trade truce could enshrine a far-reaching shift: with tariffs apparently slated to stay longer, companies will become even more leery of supply chains that mostly rely on China.