China risks

I recently participated in a publicly broadcast round table discussion on the US-China trade war. This discussion was organized in response to President Trump’s recent announcement that the U.S. will on September 1 be imposing 10% tariffs on a new list of Chinese products. Many analysts were surprised by this move. They treated the announcement

US-China trade war tariffs

A lot has gone on with China this last week.

1. On August 1, 2019, President Trump announced that the United States will on September 1 impose a 10 percent tariff on essentially all Chinese goods not previously subject to tariffs. This latest round of tariffs is being referred to as “List 4” tariffs and

Bitcoin in China

It’s no secret that savvy Chinese citizens with money will find a way to protect their money from the long arm of the Chinese government, often using technology, which always outpaces government regulation. Chinese citizens have stashed bundles of cash or other valuable items in shipping containers, employed more sophisticated means like using fake invoices,

China International trade lawyers

Since the beginning of US-China trade negotiations, this blog has been relentlessly negative about relations between the two countries, which we usually describe as being in a “straight line decline.” In our October 2018 piece, China, the United States and the New Normal, we started calling the bad relations between China and the United