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.

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With just days left in office, the Trump administration has blacklisted an additional nine Chinese companies, adding them to a long list of firms on the U.S. military blacklist and escalating the trade war on Beijing as the U.S. attempts to suppress China’s economic rise.  The Department of Defense claimed that those on its list are

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The Real Target of the Huawei Sanctions and the Trade War

The U.S.-China trade war isn’t actually about soybeans and steel. Washington fears its iron grip over the post-Soviet world is waning thanks to China’s new global initiatives.

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Washington -- (Analysis) Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Chinese telecommunications titan Huawei, appeared in Canadian court on Tuesday to fight her extradition to the United States. If she is extradited, she will face fresh charges issued by the U.S. Justice Department (DoJ) accusing Meng and Huawei of engaging in bank fraud and trade

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US Sanctions on Russia and China Are About More Than Total War

The US Department of Commerce has imposed restrictions on 12 Russian corporations that are deemed to be “acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the US.”

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A crucial Pentagon report on the US defense industrial base and “supply chain resiliency” bluntly accuses China of “military expansion” and “a strategy of economic aggression,” mostly because Beijing is the only source for “a number of chemical products used in munitions and missiles.” Russia is mentioned only once, but in a crucial paragraph:

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US Navy Proposes a “Global Show of Military Force” as a Warning to China

Where this strategy goes off the rails is that instead of just provoking China in its back yard, the US intends to do it, well, everywhere around the world.

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The trade war between the US and China is turning into a hot war with every passing day. As we reported on Monday, Chinese ships came to actively confronting the USS Decatur while the US ship was carrying out yet another in a series of "freedom of navigation" operations - or "freeops" - in the South China Sea. The Navy destroyer had to maneuver

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Trump Imposes New Tariffs on Chinese Goods

This comes in addition to tariffs on approximately $53 billion of Chinese goods. China retaliated with tariffs on $53 billion of US goods.


In the escalating US-China Trade war, US President Donald Trump announced 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, which are to come into effect on September 24th. Nearly 200 pages long, the list covers almost 6,000 individual items. Some are quite common, such as coal, printing ink, pneumatic tires and spark plugs. Others are more exotic,

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Trump Trade War on China Likely to Roil World Markets While Spurring China’s Development

The U.S. is particularly fearful of Beijing’s “Made in China 2025” initiative, which will see the country’s industry upgraded to produce high-tech, value-added goods, enabling the country to take on flagship U.S. firms like Apple and Hewlett-Packard.

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BEIJING – The United States’ ongoing attempts to wage a trade war on China will likely fail in terms of scuttling the growing East Asian economy’s hopes to improve its manufacturing base, yet many fear that the ongoing trade war between the two will derail world economic growth and ultimately harm all parties involved. Such has been the

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