United States slams harmful China trade policies, threatens auto tariffs
30 November, 2018, 03:37 | Author: Bert Pena
"I'm open to making a deal, but frankly, I like the deal we have right now".
There has never been a formal bilateral meeting between the Australian prime minister and the United States president at the G20, given the meetings are often held at Asian summits, but government sources are hopeful of arranging the talks.
The president has also repeatedly said that should a deal not be reached, his administration stands ready to further escalate the US tariffs imposed on China. "I'm not here to critique or second-guess the Chinese economy, but most observers believe China to be in a slump, whereas the United States is in a very strong, solid position going into this summit". Trump has also threatened to impose tariffs on the remaining $267 billion worth of Chinese products imported a year ago.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit its low of the day on Thursday following a report that White House trade policy advisor Peter Navarro, a China hawk, would attend the president's dinner with Xi next week.
In an interview with Argentine daily La Nacion, French President Emmanuel Macron warned against the risk of "a destructive trade war for all" emanating from the G20 discussions.
"An agreement that simply results in the purchase of more USA products from China, or promises vague commitments with unclear timelines, will only serve to kick the can down the road, and would further harm the state of the relationship for years to come", he commented.
"If we do not show concrete progress, our global meetings become useless and even counterproductive", he said.
In the past 20 years China has grown rapidly to become arguably Washington's biggest security rival, with defence spending that now far outstrips former Cold War rival Russian Federation.
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