17, Aug, 2019
Trump’s Nostalgia For Manufacturing Blinds Him To International Trade In Services

Manufacturing

Shipping containers stacked at Kwai Tsing Container Terminal, operated by Hong Kong International Terminals Ltd. Paul Yeung/Bloomberg © 2017 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP If you have not noticed by now, President Trump has a fetish with international commerce in merchandise.  That might be understandable a century ago, when trade among countries […]

Women wearing sunglasses work at a production line manufacturing electric machine parts at a factory in Luan, China November 17, 2018. China said on Thursday its manufacturing activity contracted for the second-straight month in January — another sign that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing down amid domestic headwinds and […]

Toy manufacturer Wah Shing said it might move production to Vietnam or India, “where there is a great labor supply” if they get hit with tariffs in 2019. The company makes toys for American brands. There’s a low likelihood at this stage of tariffs on toys given U.S.-China trade talks getting under way […]