One of the president-elect’s central campaign promises was to bring
manufacturing jobs back to America by imposing tariffs on foreign
goods—particularly those from China and Mexico.
Much like the holiday season, after so much build-up it’s hard to believe that the election season is finally over. This cycle, the U.S. was surprised to unwrap a Trump victory, leading many to wonder about what the next four years will bring for the country and the world.
In response to comments by economist and potential Trump advisor Judy Shelton in an interview with Bloomberg Television, China’s Global Times published a brusque editorial excoriating Trump’s suggestions that he would declare China a currency manipulator and impose harsh tariffs on Chinese imports.