trade

  1. S

    Blaming this USA plant's closing on Trump's tariffs is a lie.

    Element Electronics company is obviously lying. If the USA levies tariffs upon components, I would suppose and expect we would do so upon similar imported components and finished products from all foreign nations. USA producers are at disadvantages to cheaper foreign labor, but they're at...
  2. S

    Balances of trade understate their effects upon their nation's domestic production.

    Balances of trade understate their effects upon their nation's domestic production. Nation's balances of international trade are determined by the total net prices of their globally traded goods and service products which contribute to trade surplus nations' and reduce trade deficit nations'...
  3. reedak

    Chinese tourists can help country win trade war

    1. Dan Kopf is a reporter for Quartz based in San Francisco. He covers economics and markets. Dan has a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics. The following are excerpts from Dan Kopf's April 12, 2018 article headlined "If the US wants to reduce its trade deficit, it...
  4. reedak

    Trump's simplistic view on trade wars

    1. Donald Trump tweeted his simplistic view on trade wars on 2 March 2018. "When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win. Example, when we are down $100 billion with a certain country...
  5. reedak

    Trump’s trade war hurting US economy

    1. The adverse impact of Trump's tariffs could be felt in the rising prices of washing machines and the scrapping of solar projects in the US. Similarly, thanks to Trump's disastrous trade war with China, Latin American countries like Brazil are selling abundance of soybeans to China at US...
  6. RNG

    China using Russian strategy in trade war with America

    Basically, several experts think China will simply devalue their currency (even more) to minimize the effect of tariffs and just wait it out. That was Russia's strategy and it was quite successful. That is successful for a government that doesn't have to worry about getting elected so can ride...
  7. R

    Globalisation versus community

    If anyone hasn't noticed the media coverage of the trade debate today, brought back to public consciousness for the first time in at least a decade, now that Trump has started trade wars with....all sides are either pro-tariff/anti-tariff, nobody ever questions whether "free trade" in principle...
  8. justoneman

    China trade deficit

    So I am not a believer in tariffs but on the other hand I am not sure what is gong to happen as a result of this trade war business. I am waiting to see what happens but I read this and it sure seems like the longer this goes on the tougher it is going to be for China. and this is from the...
  9. RNG

    Trump's private threat to upend global trade

    Your stable genius successful businessman at work again. Fortunately, apparently withdrawing from the WTO could not be legally done by EO, it would have to be done by Congress. Well, for now anyway. With the coming Supreme Court, all bets are off...
  10. RNG

    Trade wars are easy to win

    Harley Davidson is "transferring some production" ie jobs to offshore factories because of the EU tariffs. Harley-Davidson shifts some production overseas as EU tariff of $2,200 per bike kicks in | CBC News
  11. S

    A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced.

    A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced. A trade deficit indicates the nation consumed more than it produced. Annual trade deficits are always net detrimental to their nation's GDP and thus to their numbers of jobs. I'm among the proponents of the improved trade...
  12. imaginethat

    Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

    And this sorry excuse for a president, who alienates allies and cozies up to murderous dictators. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-summit/trump-to-leave-g7-early-tensions-high-after-rant-over-trade-idUSKCN1J50H3
  13. tristanrobin

    Trump Is Waging a Trade War In the Dumbest Way Possible

    Trump Is Waging a Trade War In the Dumbest Way Possible President Trump says we need to be “smarter” in how we deal with other countries. And yet his approach to extracting concessions from our trading partners has proved very, very dumb. Notwithstanding Trump’s Twitter declarations...
  14. S

    Annual trade deficits are always net detrimental to their nation's GDP.

    Annual trade deficits are always net detrimental to their nation's GDP and drag upon their numbers of jobs. They indicate national use and consumption exceeded the nation's production. Respectfully, Supposn
  15. E

    Trade Wars: Ukraine refuses to import Poland's products

    In the modern world there is no distinction between policy and economy. Moreover, economy is a tool in the struggle between countries globally and regionally. Following the example of the USA together with Europe and China that have launched a full-scale world trade war, weak in all respects...
  16. imaginethat

    US-China trade agreements are ‘face-saving’ and ‘lose-lose'

    Glitz.... More: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/21/us-china-trade-agreements-are-and-lose-lose-says-moodys-economist.html
  17. reedak

    US-Sino creeping trade war intensifying

    The Pentagon has banned the sale of Huawei and ZTE phones in retail stores on US military bases, citing the so-called "unacceptable risk to the department's personnel, information and mission". “Chinese commercial technology is a vehicle for the Chinese government to spy on United States...
  18. KillTheCarnage

    Trade War Fun Time, Bring on the Night!

    Oh yeah, I love the chaos this is bringing the globalists! At least Trump is getting one thing right, disrupt global trade. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-28/eu-sounds-alarm-over-trade-war-as-trump-puts-gun-to-its-head
  19. imaginethat

    U.S. trade deficit rises to near nine-and-a-half-year high in February

    Tired of winning yet? Think how much worse the trade deficit would be if Trump hadn't saved all those Carrier and coal mining jobs. More: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-trade-deficit-rises-to-near-nine-and-a-half-year-high-in-february-idUSKCN1HC1P2
  20. imaginethat

    Boeing, Ford lead list of casualties in China-U.S. trade spat

    I wonder how many jobs, good jobs btw, DJ's antics will eliminate? Reviewing the 1930 the Smoot-Hawley Act and it negative effects on the US economy seems appropriate at this time. And WTF anyway? Why have some of the US' most successful businesses like Boeing and even Amazon wound up in...