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Trade War Takes its Toll on Chinese Commerce

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Gloomy export numbers from China suggest that the world’s biggest trading nation has been hit by the global economic slowdown as well as the China-U.S. trade war. While annual Chinese exports rose by almost ten percent and imports increased by 16 percent …

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The Biggest Markets for U.S. Farm Products

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U.S. farmers are struggling to replace Chinese buyers of their products. As part of the trade war between the U.S. and China, the country announced in August that it would cease buying American farm products. In 2018, China had been the fourth-largest …

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Who Has Reacted to U.S. Tariffs?

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An estimated $630 billion worth of traded goods is caught in the crossfire of President Trump’s trade war. While the U.S. has enacted tariffs on $524 billion of goods, the countries and economic zones at the other end of the …

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The transition of power

The transition of power

As of 2019, the United States remains the dominant superpower of the world. It controls the most formidable army and enjoys influence across all continents in matters of governance, economics and diplomacy. But according to leading political experts, the American …

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U.S. Poverty Levels Fall To Pre-Recession Low

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The U.S. Census Bureau has published a report into income and poverty levels across the United States, finding that median household income in 2018 was $63,179 while median earnings for all workers was $40,247. Poverty has now fallen for the fourth consecutive year, thanks …

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Dwindling global commodity prices

Dwindling global commodity prices

Global commodity prices plunged 5.3% on a monthly basis in August, as against 1.5% increase in July. During the month under review global commodity prices dropped in 4 of the last 10 months. The poor performance reflected a sharp drop …

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