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US Tariff Wars: World Trade on the Brink

Earlier this year, the US announced 25% tariffs on Steel and 10% tariffs on aluminum from the EU; they also announced similar tariffs on products coming from Canada, Mexico, China and other countries. 505 more words

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Microeconomic Weekly News Update June 16, 2018 - June 22, 2018

Dow Falls As US-China Trade Wars Intensify

La Monica, Paul R.

Posted 6/15/2018


David Ricardo, comparative advantage, absolute advantage, international trade

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European Union says retaliatory tariffs on U.S. to kick in Friday

BRUSSELS — The European Union will begin charging import duties of 25 percent on a range of U.S. products on Friday, in response to U.S tariffs i… 323 more words


Trade war talk already hurting Windsor economy

North American auto companies have already advised Ottawa on the brewing trade war — now they’ll do the same for Washington.

After suggesting what Canada should do about new American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, those same companies have till Friday to advise the United States about President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on imported vehicles and auto parts. 649 more words

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Michael Pettis on rising trade tensions

With Donald Trump’s apparently escalating trade war very much in the news, here are some wise words from Peking University’s Michael Pettis, taken from the final pages of his 2013 book… 627 more words


Want to understand current Canada-US relations? Look at the 1930s

One of the reasons it’s hard for Canadians to understand fully the threat posed by Trump and deeper currents in US politics is that Trump has ripped up the rulebook that has governed the Canada-U.S. 814 more words

Top Ten Countries with the Most Exports in 2017

Top Ten Countries with the Most Exports in 2017 ($B)
1. China: $2,263B
2. United States: $1,547B
3. Germany: $1,448B
4. Japan: $698B
5. Netherlands: $652B… 19 more words