US must find new tools to defend against China, trade chief says

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US must find new tools to defend against China, trade chief says - Bloomberg

US must find new tools to defend against China, trade chief says - Bloomberg

(June 22): The US must use all available tools and develop new ones to defend its economic interests and values against China’s unfair practices after talks showed clear limits to the nation’s willingness to live up to past commitments, President Joe Biden’s trade chief said.The US, through direct discussions with China’s leaders starting in October 2021, pressed Beijing to live up to the so-called phase one trade agreement reached with the Trump administration, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said in

(June 22): The US must use all available tools and develop new ones to defend its economic interests and values against China’s unfair practices after talks showed clear limits to the nation’s willingness to live up to past commitments, President Joe Biden’s trade chief said.

The US, through direct discussions with China’s leaders starting in October 2021, pressed Beijing to live up to the so-called phase one trade agreement reached with the Trump administration, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said in prepared testimony for a Senate panel hearing on Wednesday. But several rounds of “difficult discussions” made clear that the nation isn’t interested in fully following through, Tai said.

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The US, through direct discussions with China’s leaders starting in October 2021, pressed Beijing to live up to the so-called phase one trade agreement reached with the Trump administration, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said in prepared testimony for a Senate panel hearing on Wednesday. But several rounds of “difficult discussions” made clear that the nation isn’t interested in fully following through, Tai said. Nineteen of the world’s 20 fastest-growing chip industry firms over the past four quarters, on average, hail from the world’s No. “This has become part of a pattern,” Tai said. "Existing home sales should continue to slow over the course of the year as mortgage rates move higher," said David Berson, chief economist at Nationwide in Columbus, Ohio. “The United States has repeatedly sought and obtained commitments from China, only to find that lasting change remains elusive. That compared with just 8 at the same point last year.” The US now needs to turn the page on the old playbook, she said, repeating previous comments. As the interview aired, state security forces were raiding a home he owns northeast of Beirut as part of a judge’s probe into alleged misconduct and corruption.

The US has brought a renewed focus to engaging with partners and allies who are hurt by China’s unfair trade and economic practices, Tai said. or ASML Holding NV.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5. Biden recognizes that the US needs to work with allies and partners hurt by China to confront policies that “are fundamentally at odds with the modern global trading system,” she said. Beijing and Washington fought a trade war from 2018 to early 2020, when they called a truce after China made commitments to increase imports from the US over the next two years. In 2020, the US began restricting sales of American technology to companies like Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. Still, the US kept in place tariffs on more than US$300 billion in annual imports from its geopolitical rival, and China’s imports fell short of its purchasing commitments. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast sales would decrease to a rate of 5. Biden’s administration is weighing what to do about the tariffs., successfully containing their growth -- but also fueling a boom in Chinese chip-making and supply. “We will have more than 11 billion that we can use.

While some businesses have benefited from protection from Chinese imports, companies that use the goods as inputs in areas including manufacturing have been hurt. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told lawmakers this month that the Biden administration is looking to “reconfigure” the tariffs and acknowledged that they were contributing to higher prices for goods with US inflation running at the hottest pace in 40 years. have more than doubled from lows this year, analysts say there may still be room to grow.0 million to 4. President Joe Biden on Saturday said he’ll be talking to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping “soon”, while declining to say when specifically. Subscribe to Mid-day email alert We deliver news to your inbox daily . The rise of indigenous names has caught the attention of some of the pickiest clients: Apple Inc.