How trade wars and other keys are fought to understand the increase in tariffs on steel and aluminum imported by the United States signed by Donald Trump

"Raj Bhala, a professor at the University of Kansas (United States) specialized in international trade legislation, explains that the ways in which the countries involved in these disputes act depend on the scope of the m

Steel, Aluminium, and the New Trade War

"‘Trade War’ The term strikes fear into the hearts of globalists. They think of the tit-for-tat retaliatory tariff hikes in the late-1920s and early-1930s that exacerbated the Great Depression in the United States. The term is a just crusade for the dislocated. They demand their jobs back from foreign countries that have traded unfairly. ‘Trade war’ has no official definition. But, make no mistake: with its Section 232 action, slapping 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum, America confirmed it has launched one.

Whirlpool Goes to Washington

Washing machines will soon be more expensive. Whirpool felt pressure from foreign competition, and announced to slash jobs. The Trump Administration sided with Whirpool and decided to put tariffs on foreign made washing machines. This will increase the cost to consumers by $100 dollars a piece. The story of competition between washing machines is more complex than this one.

Solve the Indo-American food fight and save the WTO farm

"On India’s side are the Group of 33 developing countries. America’s allies include the European Union. To be sure, in Buenos Aires, the 164 WTO members will argue about several topics. But, no Conference issue is more important than food. It’s the one good all 7.8 billion people need. It’s the one good in which every country hopes to be self-sufficient, but can’t. It’s the one good that is both a human right and essential to national security. If the WTO cannot solve the 5-year long food fight, then what good is it?"


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