Tag: U.S. and China

Activity, Trading

Trade war could cost global economy $700 billion by 2020, new IMF chief says

October 8, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The trade war between the U.S. and China could mean the loss of around $700 billion for the global economy by 2020, the new head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. “Everyone loses in a trade war,” said Kristalina […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump’s trade mantra is ‘speak loudly and wave your stick around,’ says investment chief

May 22, 2018


Donald Trump’s approach to foreign relations has never been subtle. But the president’s recent declarations about leveling the trade playing field with China, premised on market competition, are more political than economic, the chief executive of Barings said Tuesday. “It’s […]

Activity, Trading

Global trading system is at risk of being ‘torn apart,’ warns IMF’s Lagarde

April 11, 2018


The globalized system that has transformed the world over the last generation is at risk of being completely dismantled amid aggressive turns toward protectionism, warned International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde during a speech at the Asia Global […]