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If Trump starts trade war

  • Winarno Zain
    Winarno Zain

    Commissioner in a publicly listed oil and gas service company

Jakarta | Fri, March 9, 2018 | 11:18 am
If Trump starts trade war US President Donald Trump takes part in a meeting with bipartisan members of Congress on school and community safety in the Cabinet Room of the White House on February 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)

PREMIUM "Trade wars are good, and easy to win,” United States President Donald Trump declared in a tweet recently. His tweet was used to justify his plan to slap a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent on aluminum imported to the US.   When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and ...

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