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Trumps confirms TPP withdrawal – but silent on renegotiating NAFTA or branding China a “currency manipulator”
US Congressional committee claims China “violates the spirit and the letter of its international trade obligations”
A US Congressional committee prepared a report before the November 8 elections savagely attacking China’s good faith as a trading partner.
A November 7 leaked internal memo within the UK’s Cabinet Office claims that “it may be 6 months before there is a view on priorities /negotiation strategy ” within the UK government for the country’s exit from the EU.
The British Brexit debate, and the aftermath of Trump’s election, are bringing out widely contrasting views of China as a business partner. Some are hopelessly naive.
Theresa May keeps insisting “Brexit means Brexit”. But no-one in Britain can agree what Brexit means, how long it’ll take to get there or what Britain’s trade policy will be once it’s out of the EU.
The developed world depends almost entirely on imports from poorer countries for its clothing. The world’s biggest apparel importer looks certain to transform its attitude to importing that apparel