If Trump announces the United States’ departure from NAFTA, it could just be a bargaining chip to buy popularity in the United States among his voter base.
The status of a “non-market economy country” is one of the few cards America could still play in trying to strategically block China, and it seems as if America will not let it go.
Second to Twitter, Trump’s rhetoric about trade is his most powerful weapon.
On the eve of the G20 meeting, as the world’s two largest economies and trade nations, the U.S. and China must join forces and fight trade protectionism together.
The Donald has said he likes Canada and Canadians. Hopefully, he does not “like” us in the same way that he “likes” Mexicans, Hispanics and the other targets of convenience in his crosshairs.
America is using double standards to appease and use Vietnam to its advantage.
The presence of clearly defined national foreign trade and economic priorities helps officials.
The pressure is on the U.S. and Japan to show leadership in the construction of this new order.