Author: Don Lee

After Trump's new round of tariffs, China may either have to blink or widen the trade war

Tuesday’s proposed tariffs would assess a smaller 10% tax on $200 billion of Chinese goods, but unlike the previous tranche of levies, these include many familiar household products such as electronics, appliances, furniture, some apparel and footwear. That sparked immediate fire from the National Retail Federation, which called the latest Read More

Trump threatens to slap tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, raising trade tensions

Trump, in his statement Monday, said that Beijing’s threat to retaliate, rather than change trade practices to which the United States has objected, showed that “China clearly indicates its determination to keep the United States at a permanent and unfair disadvantage, which is reflected in our massive $376 billion trade Read More

Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' remark about Canada's prime minister

Navarro, a former UC Irvine economics professor, has made caustic remarks before in advocating hard-hitting actions on trade, particularly against China. Trump’s steel tariffs and threats to tax auto imports, among other protectionist policies, have strained relations with America’s closest allies, including Canada, with whom the administration has been struggling Read More