Published: Fri, March 16, 2018
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

President Trump Getting Options to Crack Down On Chinese IP Theft

President Trump Getting Options to Crack Down On Chinese IP Theft

Thanks to rising prices because of strong demand in a growing economy, the domestic steel industry made $2.8 billion past year after losing money as recently as 2015.

The difference is that Trump's actions are now aiming at what the market cares most about: corporate profits. First, it will be a huge blow to Canada, which exports 17 percent of steel to the United States, then to Brazil (14%) and to South Korea (10%). Other countries are also considering similar measures.

National Bank of Hungary Governor Gyorgy Matolcsy said the country needs to prepare for a sharp turn in global economic conditions, including the end of the cheap money era.

"We are going to move forward with some recommendations for the president".

On trade - as on his promises to working people on health care, protecting Medicare and Social Security, passing a tax cut that would only benefit working people, ending wars without victory and more - Trump is running a con.

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Steel and aluminum workers were invited to the White House for an afternoon meeting with Trump, but it was unclear if the president plans to sign final orders or simply to discuss his pledge to impose the tariffs. That suggests these tariffs might not be the start of a trade war but could be a dramatic marker being used by Washington as a sign that it wants to reset key US trade relationships in order to reduce the trade deficit.

Economists have traditionally favored worldwide trade, believing it brings overall benefits even if some individual workers and industries are hurt.

However, Bergsten, a former Treasury official, argues in a new blogpost that Trump and his team offer a lesson in "how not to mobilize against China". In fact, it's because WTO rules proscribe forced technology transfers that the Trump Administration would also violate WTO rules by acting unilaterally to punish China in response. Brown's rhetoric had a combative aroma to it: "If we fail to stand up for steel jobs today, China will come after other jobs up and down the supply chain tomorrow".

Mr Trump tweeted that China had been asked to develop a plan to reduce its trade imbalance with the USA by US$1 billion, but the spokesman said he had meant to say US$100 billion.

The Bank of Canada kept borrowing costs on hold March 7, citing recent developments in trade policy that have become "an important and growing source of uncertainty" for the global and Canadian economic outlooks.

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The money thus raised is used to make payment to offshore suppliers in for-eign currency. Both Modi and Choksi are overseas and have refused to return to face trial.

With the USA determined to implement the tariffs, the Chinese would be left with no alternative but to respond in kind, starting with, but not limited to retaliation on imports of agricultural products from the US. While there may be players in the USA metals industry that benefit, there are even more people in the metal supply and fabrication industries that will be negatively affected.

By reducing public saving through tax cuts and public spending increases at a time when USA household saving is at an abysmally low level, increasing the budget deficit heightens the prospect that the US trade deficit will widen.

Trump said he didn't even want Japan to pay the tariffs but to build more automobiles in the United States, adding that Japan would do so if tariffs were imposed. The United States imports 90 percent of that metal, and the investment required to increase its domestic production would make the price uncompetitive.

On the carrot side, China has hinted at the potential for preferential treatment of American financial institutions in its markets, even while stressing the roadmap and timetable for the opening of China's financial sector has already been formulated and announced, a plan that will not be changed overnight. The first is that being allowed by the rest of the world to consistently run external deficits, the United States is enabled to consume and invest more than the country produces.

"We should remember two things".

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