Tag: US-China trade war

Trade, tech war suicidal for US free-market capitalism

On March 1, 2018, US President Donald Trump claimed, “Trade wars are good and easy to win.” However, Trump’s decision to wage a trade war against China turned out to be a suicidal move. The last two and half years have witnessed that trade war…

Data sharing creates woes for Chinese tech industry

The US government’s assault on TikTok is taking a toll on the Chinese-owned platform, with chief executive officer Kevin Mayer opting to resign after just a few months on the job. While TikTok is certainly a victim of geopolitical tensions, many of its issues stem…

West taking big risk shutting out students from China

Over the last few years the strength of China has manifested itself in many different forms, aside from being the world’s second-largest economy, most notable the fact that its population accounts for just under a fifth of the total pollution of the world. Interestingly enough,…

‘Dual circulation’ strategy China’s message to US

The year 2016 was marked by a strong wave of right-wing populism, isolationism, protectionism, and anti-globalization on both sides of the Atlantic. The current British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage successfully sold their anti-globalization campaign in the run-up to…