Why China’s US trade stand-off is not a replay of Japan’s in the 1980s

At first glance, China’s trade frictions with the US seem to be of a piece with the confrontations Japan faced in the 1980s: a surging Asian economy becomes a threat to American dominance in world…

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China stealing from the US? Nothing new in pinching each other’s best ideas

If – and I use that word carefully – there is any substance to Donald Trump’s ideas about global trade it is to be found in the notion that China is stealing a lot of corporate America’s best ideas. In the jargon it’s called intellectual property theft.

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Trump May Join The New TPP, But Only Because The Old One Was Gutted

If there’s one hot-button issue that really gets Trump going — and wins him votes — it’s trade. He tore up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his fourth day in office (not his first, as he had promised), reopened the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico last year, and recently started a virtual trade war (though mostly a war of words) with China.

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China Has Much to Gain by Resolving Trade Issues With U.S.

Almost all economists agree that a full-blown trade war would leave both China and the U.S. worse off. A simple game theory framework shows that international trade is inherently a “cooperative game,” especially when consumption and production chains are tightly interconnected across borders.

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Reality Check: Are we on the brink of a trade war?

The US and China have imposed tariffs on each other’s goods. But will a skirmish between the world’s two biggest economies turn into a full-on trade war? Perhaps it has already started. Both sides have struck initial blows. The US has imposed tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium.

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Solutions for a Stalled NAFTA: Stop Pushing So Hard on IP, and Release the Text

The deadline for concluding a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), originally scheduled for last year, has continued to slip. An eighth and final formal round of negotiations was cancelled last week, and despite earlier optimistic plans that the parties could…

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Economists Say U.S. Tariffs Are Wrong Move on a Valid Issue

Mr. Trump has long railed against Chinese trade practices, and he has long criticized previous presidents for their approach to the issue. This year, he has pushed aggressively on the issue. He levied tariffs on imported steel and aluminum that were largely viewed as a shot at Chinese oversupply of those metals.

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Trade War Fears Abate After China’s Xi Jinping Cuts Car Import Tariffs

Chinese president Xi Jinping pushes aside trade war fears at the Boao Forum in Hainan, as Trump criticizes the country’s tariffs.

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Xi Jinping links tech transfers with IPR to resolve trade row with U.S.

China’s President Xi Jinping has signaled his intent not to escalate trade friction with the United States, by proposing rule based commerce, which would interlink intellectual property rights with free flow of hi-technology. Addressing the annual Boao Forum for Asia on Tuesday, Mr. Xi pledged that China would robustly protect foreign intellectual property in tune with the lifting of hi-technology curbs by developed nations.

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BlackBerry CEO predicts China will protect intellectual property as it develops more of its own

The Trump administration has taken issue with what it has deems intellectual property theft by China, but the tussle over those rights could be rendered inconsequential with time. Trade policies in China that have come under increased scrutiny of late – amid an elevation in U.S.-China trade tensions – include its practice of requiring foreign firms to hand over technological expertise in order to access local markets.

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US investigation won’t harm China’s high-tech industries: officials – Global Times

The US’ Section 301 investigation won’t harm China’s high-tech and advanced manufacturing industries, and China can easily cope with any challenge in the field of intellectual property rights (IPRs), Chinese experts and officials said.

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Kudlow: China has been stealing US intellectual property for decades

President Trump’s chief economic adviser on Sunday said the White House had to stand up to China because the country has been breaking international laws for decades and stealing technology from American companies. “President Trump is right. We have to do this. We have to get China to change its behavior.

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China’s state media urges U.S. industry to rally against Trump…

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Sunday called on industrial and commercial sectors in the United States to rally against President Donald Trump’s plans for an additional $100 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods. Trump threatened the extra tariffs after China last week imposed $3 billion of tariffs on U.S.

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China’s state media says U.S. tariff action will be defeated

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s state media has rallied against the United States warning its trade protectionism actions would end in defeat and that the only option now was to hit the United States hard enough so it will “remember the pain”. “If the U.S.

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China staunch defender of IPR, says Chinese envoy – Xinhua | English.news.cn

“There is a high-degree of complementarity and broad prospect for cooperation between China and the UK, and between China and the EU on creative industry, and current cooperation on IP protection has produced notable results in terms of legislation, policies, data exchanges, IT (information technology) tools and personnel training,” the ambassador said.

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