'Force majeure' language is common in contracts, but rare in trade agreements, and was possibly another missed sign of the coronavirus outbreak in China ... S.V. Date U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017.
President Donald Trump Such “force majeure” language, while common in commercial contracts, is rare in trade agreements, particularly between two countries with economies so large that they are essentially immune to localized floods and droughts.
Barack Obama But the language insisted upon by China in December, according to an informal adviser close to the White House who spoke on condition of anonymity, creates an exit path for the entire agreement, and should have been seen as another warning sign about the coronavirus outbreak.
Trump, eager to seal the China deal, did nothing to push China for details about the virus, and instead praised its dictator, Xi Jinping, for his “transparency” about the matter, the adviser said. “The whole month of January was lost,” he said. headtopics.com
Sounds like China knew what was going to happen
It’s almost like he didn’t understand ...
Thank you!! Given trumps erratic behavior I don’t see why anyone would sign an agreement without it. Art of the deal, my ass. ? BS
Dairy farmers forced to dump milk as demand drops amid coronavirus closures“You can't shut down cows. You can't turn them off like a faucet,” one farmer tells NBC News about the sudden drop in demand for dairy products. If only this were true!! Leave the cows alone. All animals for that matter!!! mark that up to china There is such an incredible lack of federal response. Milk has been missing from my grocery shelves for a couple of weeks and our food banks no longer have milk products - including yogurt and cheese. This could have been part of a response, aiding producers and consumers.
Universal Claims 'Trolls World Tour' Shattered On-Demand Record'Trolls World Tour' secured the the biggest opening day and opening weekend ever for any digital title, according to Universal insiders What's next No offense to Trolls but they did have a captive audience.
Oil slips as producer cuts fail to banish demand fearsOil prices edged lower on Tuesday, with investors apparently unconvinced that record supply cuts could soon balance markets pummeled by the coronavirus pandemic, though a predicted plunge in U.S. shale output provided some support. They cut we xtend lockdown world wide tanks to china virus We can't use our cars. Because we are in the hoose RIP Frackers for now OOTT
Louis Vuitton switches from purses to face masks to meet COVID-19 demandThe luxury brand has transformed its workshops in France to produce hundreds of thousands of nonsurgical masks to help beat the coronavirus pandemic. Had you beaten by weeks 😂😂😀 their slogan should be 'you cant put a piece on protecting your llfe' while they charge $300 for a mask. $1500 for a mask
UK's Heathrow Airport sees passenger demand down by 90% in AprilHeathrow Airport, traditionally the busiest in Europe, forecast that passenger demand would plunge by over 90% in April, as coronavirus restrictions stop most people from travelling. Mais, quelle surprise non! UK has reported approx 85,000 cases | 10,600 deaths Latest updates | cases per million population👇 COVID COVID19 Good
‘Demand is greater’ than food and diaper banks can meet during coronavirus crisisFood and diaper banks across the country are seeing an unprecedented rise in demand. Their supplies are already stretched thin and they’re not sure when things will get better. - NBCNewsNow Now This sounds strange. Do people eat more? do babies poop more? Now Uhhhh we could slowly open the elusive and mysterious economy back up. The world didn't end by accident. Now Hopefully the WH has stocked up enough on diapers.