Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, made several presentations across the state over the last few days about the long-term impacts of U.S.-China trade war on U.S. agriculture and the recent developments in trade negotiations.. Image credits: Flickr What is a trade war? The US-China trade war fer, and theft of intellectual property rights. On December 1, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s Leader Xi Jinping faced each other across a dinner table during a G20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. These aspects certainly have a negative impact on the employment of Americans, but misunderstandings on both sides cause a trade war between China and the United States. Year-on-year change in trade revenue of consumer goods China by month 2015-2020 Total value of U.S. monthly trade in goods with China 2019-2020 Merchandise trade balance of Taiwan with China … 2 A trade war is an economic conflict resulting from extreme protectionism in which states raise or create tariffs or other trade barriers against each other in response to trade barriers created by the other party. This shows that the trade war launched by the United States has had a limited impact on China’s economy. 1 US-CHINA TRADE WAR INCLUDING CRUDE OIL COMPANIES IMPACT ON INDIA 2. The trade war brewing between the US and China since March has now officially begun and carries the potential for protracted, escalatory damage to global industries and trade, in particular for the food & agribusiness sector. This was reinforced by the Made in China 2025 strat-egy, which aims to make the country a ‘manufactur- Us China Trade War 1. However, China is not stealing American jobs. Since 2018, the US and China have been engaged in a trade war. The US-China Trade War In early July, US President Donald Trump imposed heavy tariffs on Chinese imports for their alleged unfair trading practices. Investopedia defines trade war as, “A negative side effect of protectionism that occurs when Country A raises tariffs on Country B’s imports in retaliation for Country B raising tariffs on Country A’s imports.”. Here are the products China and the US are targeting in their trade war John W. Schoen | @johnwschoen Published 1:43 PM ET Thu, 5 July 2018 Updated 8:21 AM ET Fri, 6 July 2018 But the trade conflict is about much more than the US trade deficit; it is about power and economic dominance. US imposed tariffs of worth $250 billion on Chinese products such as solar panels, washing machines, aircraft parts, batteries, flat-panel televisions, medical devices, satellites, and various weapon. A lot has changed since the two countries signed a partial trade agreement in January — nearly two years after the United States fired the first shots in a bruising trade war. Foreign companies, most of which are American, produce almost 60% of China’s exports to the United States. commentators also suggest that the China-US trade war might eventually evolve into a new Cold War, which will severely imperil the stability of the global political and economic environment.2 The prospect of an all-out trade war sparks debates on whether China’s clash with the US on the trade front will derail its rapid growth path.