Analysis

US Economy & China

US economic growth under Trump – explained in 3 charts

There has been much discussion on the likely effect of Trump on the US economy. But some of this discussion fails to distinguish clearly between ...
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The ‚ÄėAnglo-Saxon‚Äô political crisis – from Reagan & Thatcher to Trump & Brexit

‚ÄčEvery day the media reports deepening political destabilisation gripping both major ‚ÄėAnglo Saxon‚Äô countries - the US and UK. ¬†Most important for¬†the world, of course, ...
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Economic logic behind Trump’s foreign policy – the key countries are Germany &China

‚ÄčThis article was published in Chinese before the recent summit between Chancellor Merkel and President Trump - which strongly confirmed its analysis.The first steps by ...
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Trump’s economy – cyclical upturn and long term slow growth

It is crucial for China’s perspectives, both economically and geopolitically, to have an accurate analysis of the trends in the US economy. The publication of ...
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The American Way leads to Americans dying early

American politicians remorselessly claim that theirs is the 'greatest country' and the 'American way' is the best way. But if so it poses a puzzling ...
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Why the US turned protectionist – while China defends an open global econmy

It is a major mistake to believe that the US only made a turn towards protectionism starting with Trump. The US turn towards protectionism already started ...
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Why the US remains locked in slow growth

SummaryThe latest US economic data confirms the US remains locked in a prolonged period of slow growth with major consequences for geopolitics and destabilising consequences ...
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The damaging blind alley of US protectionism

‚ÄčThe damaging blind alley of US protectionismThe following article deals with the costs to the US economy of protectionism. The specific case it deals with ...
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Why neo-liberalism destabilised US politics

Political destabilisationBoth the Anglo-Saxon countries, the US and UK, which adopted neo-liberal Reaganite/Thatcherite policies are experiencing deep political destabilisation. Trump’s nomination as Republication Presidential candidate ...
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