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On April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued a ban on the Chinese company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE). (Image:  Kārlis Dambrāns via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

The Uncertain Fate of ZTE

On April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued a ban on the Chinese company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE), and collectively other companies of ZTE, stating that no American companies are allowed to…

President Trump’s memorandum signed on March 22, 2018 has directly targeted China for its unfair trade practices. (Image: Enoch Lau  via  flickr  CC BY-SA 3.0)

Import Tariffs: The Trump Card?

President Trump’s memorandum signed on March 22, 2018 has directly targeted China for its unfair trade practices. Trump has announced the U.S. will impose import tariffs up to $60 billion and this is only “the first of many” retaliatory steps…

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Kim Jong-un Just Fired 3 Top North Korean Generals

The North Korean government has replaced three high-ranking military leaders, according to its state-run media and South Korean intelligence sources. The developments come prior to an upcoming summit in Singapore…

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The Uncertain Fate of ZTE

On April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued a ban on the Chinese company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE), and collectively other companies…

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Is President Trump Finally Walking the Talk?

President Donald Trump is on the move to punish China for the theft of intellectual property (IP). According to the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, the theft…

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Import Tariffs: The Trump Card?

President Trump’s memorandum signed on March 22, 2018 has directly targeted China for its unfair trade practices. Trump has announced the U.S. will impose import tariffs up to $60 billion…

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Is China Under Pressure Ahead of Nuclear Talks?

On March 6, 2018, Kim Jong-un announced his agreement to hold North Korea’s denuclearization talks with President Trump. This is an added feather to President Trump’s cap, as he has…

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Is China Prepared to Call In Its Chips?

President Trump’s decision to slap import tariffs to the tune of $60 billion on China has certainly put U.S.-China relations into a new context. It has also led to a…

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The Real Victims of the Trade War

The current U.S.-China discourse over import tariffs is certainly heating up. As a result, the severity and the size of the “war” aside, a trade war is surely impending. The…