Manufacturing jobs have been particularly hard-hit by the US trade deficit with China. Pictured, workers at a watch factory in Detroit in 2017. Photo: Agence France-Presse

US trade deficit with China costs millions of American jobs, says labour-affiliated think tank

  • The job losses have been concentrated in the manufacturing sector, including industries in which the US has traditionally held a competitive advantage
  • The trade deficit grew the most in the computer and electronic parts industries, according to the union-backed Economic Policy Institute
Topic |   US-China relations

TOP PICKS

Manufacturing jobs have been particularly hard-hit by the US trade deficit with China. Pictured, workers at a watch factory in Detroit in 2017. Photo: Agence France-Presse
READ FULL ARTICLE