The US flag flies over Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County, on September 29. Picture: AFP

Trump’s trade war: the one thing he does know is that doing nothing is not the answer

As Donald Trump tries to do something – anything – to curtail the mass transfer of technology to China, we look at tariffs in the context of US efforts to rein in abuse of intellectual property rights, in the conclusion to a two-part exploration of the trade war

Topic |   US-China trade war

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The US flag flies over Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County, on September 29. Picture: AFP
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