I think we all need to be a bit more circumspect when throwing around the word “protectionism.”
There is no Communist cabal in China waiting in the wings to sabotage every successful foreign invested enterprise.
The United States is still struggling with how China’s unique economy should fit into the World Trade Organization.
The Obama administration will impose hefty tariffs on Chinese solar imports after determining Thursday that the country is flooding the market with underpriced panels. The Commerce Department, in a preliminary determination, ordered U.S. Customs and Border Protection to impose tariffs of between 31 and 250 percent on solar imports from various Chinese companies. (The Hill) This [...]
Is this about national security, protectionism, or reciprocity? And what would this mean for domestic firms trying to expand overseas?
Is it time for the U.S. to abandon WTO disputes and fruitless negotiations and go forward with a more aggressive bilateral policy based on reciprocity?
The U.S. says it’s open to Chinese investment. Sounds great, as long as you ignore all the China bashing going on in the background.
A rare Op/Ed that takes a balanced approach to U.S.-Trade, acknowledging the problems without falling into the usual protectionist traps.
Was this a big loss for China, and does this mean that rare earths are next? Don’t get too excited — there is no clear answer.
Wal-Mart’s green pork scandal is quickly slipping into foreign investment legend as an example of protectionism. Too bad it’s probably not true.
I’ve been putting off a post on the topic of the current U.S. Senate bill that would punish China for the value of the RMB. I’ve been writing about this topic for at least eight years, so I’m reluctant to drag out all the old econ, trade and politics issues. That would make for a [...]
Some good arguments to use the next time you’re stuck in an elevator with a trade protectionist.
If only Americans stopped buying products from abroad, the trade deficit would go away and unemployment would fall rapidly. Works for North Korea, why not the U.S.?
The one issue that brings together hacks from both of America’s political parties is anti-China rhetoric. Buddy Roemer flaunted his nonsense yesterday in front of the Chinese embassy in D.C.
Even if Zuckerberg wanted to sell some Facebook shares to Satan, the U.S. government would have no legal grounds to get involved.
Is the Ministry of Finance recommending Chinese accountants over their foreign rivals? This one’s a head scratcher.
In the wake of Yahoo’s recent troubles, should foreign investors in China anticipate government-backed asset stripping and forced equity transfers?
The Guardian rewrites history. I remember the Coca-Cola Huiyuan deal differently, but maybe that’s just me.
The negative effects of US-China trade might be more significant than we thought, but will trade critics also acknowledge the gains?
A new report by the Asia Society on Chinese overseas investment recommends that the US works on image control and depoliticizing the review process while resisting calls for reciprocal protectionism.