US China trade war Feature photo
Corporate Welfare

China Tech Ban Mirrors 1980s Attempts To Destroy Japanese Competition

In the 1980s, the US imposed a 100% tariff on virtually all Japanese electronics and forced Tokyo to sign a one-sided trade deal that reserved much of its domestic semiconductor sector for American companies.

Sign Up For The Best Of MintPress, Delivered To Your Daily Inbox.

Sign up for our daily digest.