While the US gets protectionist, China is working to establish itself as a leader in global trade rules.
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US tariffs could potentially benefit some EU firms that rely on steel and aluminium.
The US has broken back into the lead.
The return of the US to the top is driven by its strength in economic performance and infrastructure. But it's mixed results for president Trump.
Whether or not China and the US are successful in negotiating out of a trade war and restoring the integrated global economy, there will still be strategic tensions between the nations.
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We modelled a number of scenarios showing all increases in US or Chinese trade protection would cause international trade, and the global economy more generally, to shrink.
It largely depends on whether Europe will decide to ignore (and pay the price for) US sanctions.
The US and China are racing to control their economies.
At least for the next few months, what happens overseas will be more important for the Australian economy than domestic factors
Incoming US ambassador to Australia Harry Harris has been reassigned to South Korea, meaning Australia is still without a US ambassador.
The US Ambassador to Australia post remains vacant after Admiral Harry Harris was reassigned to South Korea. But the diminished role of ambassadors means this is not cause for alarm.
Brexit Britain should be especially concerned.
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The brewing US-China trade war is probably linked to the Chinese government's attempts to revamp its industry.
Australian beef producers will be much more competitive in exporting to China as their American competitors have to grapple with the 25% tariff on their beef.
To be realistic, the US-China trade war gives Australia the unprecedented chance to expand its economic footprint.
The Star-Spangled Banner does indeed yet wave.
Much of American power is built on its position at the heart of the international trade and finance system.
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