Here are the questions that you asked Soumaya and Henry:
0:52 – What are the challenges of covering the US-China trade war?
2:10 – Where does the trade war sit in the context of The Economist’s reporting on the world economy?
3:06 – What are the latest developments in the trade war?
5:59 – Should America or China be blamed for starting the trade war?
7:43 – Why were China’s tariffs higher than America’s when the trade war started?
9:32 – What will the trade war do to China’s currency (RMB)?
11:09 – Is the US dollar’s global dominance at risk?
12:27 – Who actually pays the tariffs?
15:02 – How is the EU being affected by this?
18:49 – If A puts a tariff on B, and B does not retaliate, does that mean A wins?
24:07 – Is the trade war affecting globalisation?
27:02 – Will the trade war benefit other economies?
30:17 – Are the twists and turns of the trade war hurting global growth?
33:07 – If both China and America roll back tariffs, will that be the end of the trade war?
35:37 – What can individuals do to mitigate the damaging effects of the trade war?
Our film on the Trade War: https://youtu.be/ErwIlvQ_RVk
Our latest article on the trade war: https://econ.st/2OyWiMZ
Our film on the global recession: https://youtu.be/rD7KNVzkLPw
Henry’s special report on the changing shape of the world economy: https://econ.st/2KCs4HZ
Chad Bown’s tariff data: https://www.piie.com/experts/senior-research-staff/chad-p-bown
You can watch our film on the trade war here: https://youtu.be/ErwIlvQ_RVk
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