trade wars

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Steady as she goes, Professor Phillips (people consume goods and services—not generic output)

The Bank noted that the Trump-China trade war is causing a slowdown in many parts of the world.

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Trump’s trade war—backing us into the 1930s?

One effect of the 1930s was the emergence of trade blocs.

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Canada can’t escape Trump administration’s war on trade

The president slapped tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum exports during USMCA negotiations.

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Slowdown of world economic growth would likely reduce demand for Canadian resource exports

In 2018, China imported almost US$5.4 billion of crude oil from the U.S.

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Nothing says “USA” quite like a Ford Mustang—except perhaps a Toyota Camry.

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China sets debt traps, threatens militarily

China has already blocked 15 million of its citizens from train and airline travel.

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This China clause has been portrayed as a humiliating imposition on Canadian sovereignty.

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Recent U.S. actions underscore how difficult it is to negotiate a free trade agreement with a U.S. administration that believes in managed trade.

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Part of the reason for the Great Depression was the Smoot-Hawley tariff established in 1930.