[size=32]Summit of 20 and trade dispute between Washington and Beijing- 3 Days Ago
China's trade dispute between China and the United States since the first Trump days in the White House has heated up. Trump campaigned China unfair trade practices and intellectual property theft. He threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese exports, saying China's entry into the World Trade Organization opened the way for "the biggest theft of jobs In history. "Trump also wants to reduce the trade deficit with China, as he puts it at odds with US manufacturing.
The reason for this sudden US shift was the president and other officials said that China was retreating from commitments it had previously made during the negotiations, impeding agreement and prolonging the negotiation period without real justification other than China's dodging. This prompted Washington to use the last card and raise tariffs on Chinese exports, which were supposed to have been implemented earlier this year, had it not been for the United States to freeze its decision with the agreement between the Chinese and US presidents at the beginning of December to begin negotiations to resolve their trade disputes.
It was expected by US sources to reach an agreement with the end of last month, and if the situation turned upside down with the imposition of US President customs duties higher beginning on the tenth of May, which caused great confusion in economic conditions in four parts of the globe, These disruptions or instability were the following:
First, the decline in the global stock market indices in Europe, America, China, Japan and other countries. The escalation of the trade war reinforced the pessimism that the growth rate of the world economy will see a remarkable decline this year. The International Monetary Fund issued its expectations in April Of global growth, down to 3.3% after earlier forecasting a 3.5% growth rate. Of course, the return of trade disputes and the escalation of mutual threats are reducing trade and destabilizing commodity supply chains that many countries around the world are contributing to. Countries Blood or developing, low level of growth means, of course, the low level of production companies and then the level of revenue and profits, leading to weak demand for stocks and the decline in global capital markets indicators.
[size]Second, with pessimism about global economic growth, of course, there is an increase in demand for some commodities, especially oil, which caused an immediate drop in the price of Brent crude oil by more than 2% last Tuesday, The United States expected to increase US production during the current year to about 12.4 million barrels per day on average, which exceeds previous expectations, and contributes to the increase in supply, and strengthened the tendency towards lower prices also reported by the US Energy Information Administration expected to decrease growth rate World oil demand This year to about 1.38 million barrels per day, after the rates of the past few years exceed 1.6 million barrels per day, not to mention that these estimates exceed other estimates such as OPEC estimates, which sets the growth rate of global demand this year at about 1.2 million barrels per day.
Although oil prices rose relatively the next day, this was due to fear of a supply shortfall as US sanctions against Iran and Venezuela were tightened, and US commercial inventories of crude oil unexpectedly fell by about 4 million barrels in the week ending May 2 However, the threats posed by the escalation of the trade war remain a sword on the neck of oil prices or, at the very least, a counterbalance to the fear of a lack of supply.
Thirdly, the rise in gold prices and Japanese yen exchange rates was also notable, with increased demand as safe assets or safe havens in times of confusion and instability in the global economy.
The trade war between the United States and China has escalated in recent days, with both countries announcing new tariffs on other goods. US President Donald Trump has repeatedly said China would pay those taxes even after his economic adviser, Larry Kodlo, admitted Sunday that US companies would pay customs duties on any goods imported from China. Trump was wrong to say that the trade war In the interest of the United States, and it will bring billions of dollars to the US Treasury? Some of the world's largest shoe makers have urged US President Donald Trump to end the trade war with China, warning companies of their disastrous effects on consumers. Some 173 companies, including Nike and Adidas, have signed a letter saying Trump's decision to raise taxes and tariffs on his country's imports from China would affect the working class. She warned that these new fees also threaten the future of a number of companies.
The trade crisis between Washington and Beijing is dominated by the G-20 as the G-20 economies express concern that the global economy is still facing negative risks amid a continuing trade dispute between China and the United States. The two countries began a two-day meeting in southwestern Japan, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the first day of the meeting in Fukuoka that they agreed that "the world economy will be strengthened in the latter half of this year." The market confidence will be affected if the trade dispute between the two sides is not resolved, Aso said. China and America. "
Central bankers and other financial regulators who met in the southern Japanese coastal city pointed to the dangers of the Beijing-Washington collision over trade and technology at the global economic level. Treasury Secretary Stephen Manuchein said Washington did not mind negotiations with China but warned that his country would continue to pressure it. Through customs duties if no deal is reached. He dismissed the concerns of other financial leaders who attended the meetings on President Donald Trump's moves toward major Chinese companies led by Huawei's technology giant. Trump announced Thursday, NH will decide whether it will carry out its threat to impose customs duties on the entire tight imports from China amounting to $ 325 billion after the Group of Twenty summit.
Hu said, "China is adopting a management mechanism to protect its core technologies." "This is a major step to improving its regime and a step to confront the US campaign. Once implemented, some technology exports to the United States will be under control. "
"There are growing concerns about the impact of rising trade tensions," IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Wednesday in a statement. "The danger is that recent US and Chinese tariffs could lead to a decline in investment, productivity and growth." The IMF director warned that tariffs, including those imposed earlier, would cut global economic growth by 0.5 percent in 2020 Or about 455 billion dollars, "a larger proportion of the economy of South Africa."
"These wounds are deliberate self-harm and must be avoided. How do? By eliminating recent tariff barriers and avoiding new barriers in any way. "The G20 economies are expected to pledge their efforts to raise taxes more effectively than major technology companies such as Facebook and Google, Kyodo said, citing a joint statement of its meetings Scheduled in Fukuoka City.
International trade observers believe that if the trade dispute between Washington and Beijing continues to be a threat to the conflict between the two countries, the trade war could lead to a major economic crisis threatening the world, and the consequences would be catastrophic given the great interdependence of the global economy. They pointed out that the two countries have the right to protect their economies, but they must take into account the damage that this war may cause to the countries of the world, especially the small economies, and work to reach a consensus that satisfies all parties.
The trade talks between China and the United States will determine the features of the next economic war, said Mohamed Zakaria, an Egyptian economic expert. He said the United States is trying to stop China's dumping operations around the world and that the lifting of customs duties on Chinese imports will have a major impact on The two sides, only the United States will be the biggest loss.
He explained that China's currency is firmly present in banks, which makes it compete strongly with the United States in the economic balance, which is feared by America and trying to disable it in any way to ensure its leadership in the world, but China's exports to the United States is not manufactured by Washington at home, Internal. Everyone is betting that in such situations the wisdom of the world's two economies will lead to understanding, for their common good and for the rest of the world.
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