While the US is a nation of immigrants, China is not. That's a huge competitive advantage when doing business in emerging markets.
Arguments over Trump's tariffs and trade wars are just the latest salvo in a heated debate that has raged since the dawn of the American republic.
Presidents Xi and Trump agreed to restart trade talks at the G-20, but even if a major deal is reached, US companies would still have a very hard time doing business in China.
Trump believes the money Americans spend on Chinese imports like the iPhone goes straight into China's pockets. In reality, China gets very little value from it.
Donald Trump says trade wars are easy to win. Is he right?
Trump may find it harder to maintain support for his escalating tariffs on China if the US economy shows further signs of weakness.
US-China relations are fast deteriorating, leading to fears that a ‘cold war’ may be brewing. A China expert explains what’s motivating its behavior.
The first great power rivalry of the 21st century has begun – and it's unlike any rivalry the world has ever seen.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
Despite the growing role of data and technology in the world economy, there are very few rules to govern digital trade.
No longer do the world economic figures contradict the former US Treasury Secretary's theory.
A long tradition of casting blame abroad for economic woes.
As Trump prepares to deliver his delayed State of the Union address, here's what four economists had to say about the state of the union.
Donald Trump's pick to head the World Bank could well weaken the organisation's importance in international development and finance.
The clock is ticking before the US ramps up tariffs on Chinese imports.
Financial markets are increasingly worried the US economy is heading for a crash. An economist explains what's got investors spooked.
We may be on the cusp of a full-blow trade war that could reconfigure globalisation.
Boasting the world's biggest and strongest economy, the U.S. has enormous leverage when it sits down with a partner to negotiate a trade deal. Threats and tariffs are not really helping.
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