Mar 23, 2018 - World
How China invited a trade war
The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip points out today that China's trade practices — particularly restricting access to Chinese markets and forcing U.S. companies to transfer technology to Chinese firms — has long been "undermining" free trade.
But, but, but.... That doesn't mean there aren't risks involved, Ip writes. "The breadth of his action elevates the potential harm to American consumers, supply chains and exporters," he says.