Instead of $12.5 billion in new agriculture purchases exports to China this year, the USDA expects less than $4 billion.
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Stephen Moore and Gene Epstein debate whether or not President Trump's Chinese trade policy deserves broad public support.
Trump Admitted His Trade Policies Have Hurt Manufacturing Jobs in His State of the Union, but You Probably Missed It
American manufacturing has been in a recession for the past year.
Republicans might rue that mistake when Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders inherits Trump's beefed-up trade authority.
Trump Campaigned on Saving Factory Jobs, but U.S. Manufacturing Just Went Through a Year-Long Recession
Trump's trade war has harmed the very industries and workers he aimed to help.
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Trump's Trade Deal With China Is Better Than a Trade War With China. But a $200 Billion Question Remains.
Unless the tariffs are lifted, the "Phase One" trade deal might not accomplish much beyond empowering China's communist regime to tighten its grip on free markets.
The Trump administration's "phase one" deal with China will keep many tariffs in place, but Democrats don't seem to have the guts to stand up for freer trade.
A 100 percent tariff on European wines could all but wipe out the industry.
Robert Wetherbee says steel tariffs might force his business to shutter. But instead of asking for the tariffs to be lifted, he wants special treatment.
"These U.S. tariffs have been completely passed on to U.S. firms and consumers," report economists from Princeton, Columbia, and the Federal Reserve.
Congress and President Trump should use 2020 to craft more sane policies on trade, immigration, and the budget.
As California moves to ban the sale of alligator products, alligator farmers and fashionistas are joining forces.
That should be fairly obvious to anyone who has been following the news, but a new report from the Federal Reserve provides the empirical evidence.
The moderators didn't see ask Elizabeth Warren about her position on the USMCA, which does a serious disservice to prospective voters.
Will Republicans back a North American trade deal that prioritizes the interests of Democrats, labor unions, and protectionists?
This deal offers minimal relief for Americans, and it doesn't seem to address the thorniest issues between the two countries.
A Corbyn Victory Would Kill Brexit, Lead to Venezuelan-Style Socialism, Says E.U. Member of Parliament Daniel Hannan
The Brexit architect explains what the media got wrong about Brexit, the rise of "Bannonism and Bernie-ism," and what went wrong in Venezuela.
Trump, big labor, and America's reputation as a trading partner emerge as winners, but free trade takes the loss in the USMCA.
One of Brexit's architects says leaving the EU is a victory for free trade and decentralization and warns that a Corbyn victory will destroy the U.K.'s future.
Deadlines near for the NAFTA rewrite and the China negotiations.
Gutting the trade deal would make it easier to strip our speech protections here at home.
New Tariffs Scheduled for December 15 Won't Pressure China Into Making a Deal. Trump Should Cancel Them.
The set of tariffs scheduled for December 15 will hit a wide range of consumer goods from children's toys to laptops, gaming consoles, and other home electronics. They will be costly and ineffective..
Trump has authorized up to $16 billion in bailout spending this year, on top of $12 billion spent in 2018.
A new study shows that tariffs and other anti-trade policies actually benefit executives far more than the average worker.
New research shows that GOP candidates lost ground in counties that were adversely affected by the trade war. In places without those effects, there were "no discernable gains" for Republicans.
The tariffs were supposed to create the conditions for such a deal, but Trump is refusing to drop them as part of an agreement.
Trump's trade war is failing to achieve its primary policy goals, but the really bad news is elsewhere.
New tariffs on E.U. goods mean we'll all pay more for tasty cheeses and delicious wines.
For once, the Trump administration is on the right side of a debate with Congress over trade.
Peter Navarro also said Americans wouldn't pay the costs of Trump's tariffs, a claim that seems to be equally fabricated.
The deal appears to have accomplished none of the Trump administration's goals, from boosting domestic steel production to getting China to abide by international rules regarding intellectual property.
The economy is doing well enough—except for all the sectors hurt by the trade war.
Is there a limit to how far he'll go to take down opponents and critics?
Signing a trade with Japan is a small step in the right direction, but it only cancels out a portion of the damage that Donald Trump has done.
A Michigan steel plant annnounced it's closing at the end of the year, while U.S. Steel stocks are down 75 percent since Trump's tariffs were announced.
Dump intrusive trade policies to give a real boost to consumers and entrepreneurs.
As Trump's trade wars demonstrate, giving the president unilateral authority to impose tariffs is both dangerous and unconstitutional. Getting rid of it is likely to require a combination of litigation and political mobilization.
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement includes a handful of protectionist measures that would likely slow the U.S. economy and harm American automakers.
Elizabeth Warren is probably the worst of the bunch when it comes to protectionism, but few alternatives are emerging.
In the latest primary showdown, Democrats talked health care and trade but left debt and deficits behind.
A new analysis from Moody's says 300,000 jobs have been lost already, with another 600,000 hanging in the balance. Meanwhile, Trump is trying to reopen channels with China.