Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a press conference at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on July 9. China and Europe have been the target of US President Donald Trump’s trade threats. Photo: Reuters
Dani Rodrik
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Dani Rodrik

Why Trump’s trade war calls for dignified restraint from China and Europe, not tariff retaliation

Dani Rodrik says Europe and China should be telling the US president that they refuse to be drawn into a trade war and will stick with policies that work for their economies

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a press conference at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on July 9. China and Europe have been the target of US President Donald Trump’s trade threats. Photo: Reuters
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