Mendoza School of Business

Here’s the only way Trump can win the two-front trade war with China and the EU

Published: May 24, 2018 / Author: Jason Reed

In a commentary piece for CNBC, Jason Reed, an assistant teaching professor in the finance department, looks at the latest in U.S. trade talks with China in light of tariff negotiations with the European Union. Read the full piece here.  

Amid all of the Chinese trade talks it is easy to forget that there is also an escalating trade conflict with the European Union. Punitive tariff exemptions of 25 and 10 percent on exported EU steel and aluminum are set to expire June 1st and it seems that the president’s team is unhappy with how negotiations are unfolding.