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Trump is stumbling toward inevitable disaster with his trade moves

Noah Smith |  07 June 2018  |  Investing

A roundup of recent developments from the front lines of the Great Trade War doesn't look good.

President Donald Trump has publicly waffled on his plans for major tariffs on Chinese imports, seeming to reverse his position several times and provoking immediate threats of retaliation. After seeming to back off in the face of determined Chinese opposition, Trump then turned his fire on softer targets - US allies.


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