Shawn Donnan

11/11/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Shawn Donnan

Deal or No Deal, There Are Consequences

Trump has already put an Oct. 15 tariff increase from 25% to 30% on one tranche of $250 billion in imports from China on hold. But there’s a bigger one looming in the Dec. 15 threat for new 15% import duties on a further $160 billion in goods including consumer favorites like smartphones and toys
09/08/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Shawn Donnan

Trump Still Has Plenty of Ways to Escalate His China Trade War

The trade war’s August escalation has spooked markets -- and central banks -- around the world. The bad news, though, is that while President Donald Trump has fired two large weapons in the past week by green-lighting his biggest swathe of tariffs yet and formally branding China a currency manipulator, his arsenal is far from exhausted.
24/07/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Shawn Donnan

U.S. Negotiators to Head to China Monday for Face-to-Face Talks

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and senior U.S. officials are set to travel to China next Monday for the first high-level, face-to-face trade negotiations between the world’s two biggest economies since talks broke down in May.
25/06/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Shawn Donnan

Pain From Trump's China Tariffs Spreads, Reshaping Global Trade

President Donald Trump often cites China’s massive exports to the U.S. as a grave injustice hanging over the world economy. But lately it pays to look at Chinese imports for the pain that his tariff wars are inflicting on global growth.
12/03/2019
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Shawn Donnan

Fear of Trump Walking on Xi Haunts China as Trade Talks Near End

Beijing plays coy on summit, uncertain it can trust Trump. Trump battling his own reputation for last-minute surprises
24/10/2018
Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Política Económica Shawn Donnan

Prospects for Trump-Xi Deal Fade Even With G-20 Meeting Confirmed

Expectations for a one-on-one meeting between President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping are already being lowered with officials from both sides increasingly pessimistic about prospects for a resolution to their deepening trade war.
16/01/2018
Argentina Financial Times - Reino Unido Mercosur Shawn Donnan

Seven predictions for trade policy in 2018

If 2016 was the year the world shook and 2017 was the year we spent sorting through the new world order of trade then what will 2018 bring?
26/12/2017
Argentina Financial Times - Reino Unido Economía Internacional Shawn Donnan

US poised to let emerging markets trade pact expire

24/12 - A spokeswoman for Senator Orrin Hatch, the Republican chairman of the finance committee, said he would seek to renew GSP “as soon as possible” when Congress reconvenes in January.  Mr Trump on Friday suspended some of Ukraine’s GSP privileges for failing to live up to its IP requirements while partially restoring Argentina’s.
14/12/2017
Economía Financial Times - Reino Unido Economía Internacional Shawn Donnan

WTO wrestles with relevance in age of ecommerce

13/12 - Negotiators reach stalemate but smaller ‘plurilateral’ deals may be way forward
11/12/2017
Argentina Financial Times - Reino Unido Economía Internacional Shawn Donnan

Trump attack on WTO sparks backlash from members

10/12 - Argentina and other countries issue clarion call to strengthen trading system.
07/12/2017
Economía El Financiero - México Organismos Internacionales Shawn Donnan

Trump pone en vilo el futuro de la OMC

Luego de que Obama abriera un caso comercial contra China sobre la industria del aluminio, el cual se entabló en la Organización Mundial del Comercio, la administración de Trump lo ha mantenido inactivo, como parte del dramático cambio en política comercial.
01/12/2017
Argentina Financial Times - Reino Unido Economía Shawn Donnan

Argentina bans activists from WTO meeting

30/11 - Trade organisation had unsuccessfully lobbied Macri government to change decision
06/11/2017
Argentina Financial Times - Reino Unido Mercosur Shawn Donnan

Globalisation marches on without Trump

They point to Mr Trump’s unpopularity in Europe as a major hurdle for a deal already drawing widespread opposition across the continent. Instead, the EU is now focused on closing deals with other major economies such as Japan and trade blocs like South America’s Mercosur and launching new negotiations with Australia and New Zealand. It is also strengthening ties in the US backyard: having closed a trade agreement with Canada it is now renegotiating and updating one with Mexico as well.
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