Decoding U.S.- China Trade
Great Decisions 2019 | Topic 5
Though arguably the most advanced economy in the world, the United States still uses centuries-old numbers to measure trade.
Though arguably the most advanced economy in the world, the United States still uses centuries-old numbers to measure trade. These antique numbers mangle understanding of the U.S.-China trade relationship, shrinking America’s true economic size and competitiveness, while swelling China’s. Bad numbers give rise to bad policies that ultimately kill U.S. jobs and cede market share to China. What other tools can the United States employ to counter China’s unfair trade practices? There are several available, yet they remain mostly unused.
- A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
- It’s Hard to Overstate How Big a Deal the Huawei CFO’s Arrest Could Be
- Top FBI official warms of strategic threat from China through economic and other forms of espionage
- Who’s in the Middle of a Spat Between the U.S. and China? Canada
- The US-China trade war is on hold