Trade War

Trump takes next step in Chinese trade war

The United States Trade Representative will place a second round of tariffs on roughly $200 billion of imports from China, effective September 24, though it looks like Apple is passing through unscathed for the moment.

Rowdy Senators snap Trump’s ZTE olive branch

Senators are planning to derail President Trump’s plans to ease pressure on ZTE, potentially removing the ban on US exports, pointing out the law cannot be bent and ignored to satisfy political objectives.

ZTE seems to be doomed. Who’s next?

ZTE employs 75,000 people and sold $17 billion of gear last year, but seems to have been wiped out with one stroke of a US regulatory pen. That’s scary.

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