Media: after the tariff was launched, the United States finally told the truth.


Media: after the tariff was launched, the United States finally told the truth.

Original title: headlines "return fire effect"! After the "tariff war", the United States finally told the truth

The recent mood of President Trump, who is fighting a "tariff war", is likely to be "low". After Harley's "leaving" and Tesla's decision to build a factory in Shanghai, the Senate poured cold water on it.

According to foreign media reports, in July 11th, the United States Senate passed a non - binding resolution of 88 - 11 overwhelming votes, which could ensure that the US Congress could play a role in Trump's tariff action.

The United States Senate approved the resolution on the ground of national security and called for Trump's approval of the United States Congress to levy tariffs, the report said. The report said the Senate's move revealed that Trump's reckless tariff policy was frustrating for senators, and some Republicans wanted to limit Trump's increasing efforts on tariffs.      

Sun Lipeng, a scholar of the China Institute of modern international relations, said in an interview with the reference news network that, although the resolution passed by the Senate was limited and not binding, to a certain extent, it reflected the attitude of the United States to the president's tax imposed on the president. Trump's recent tariff measures are not only against China, but also for us and other traditional allies such as the European Union. In the eyes of American politicians, Trump's tariffs will undermine the relationship between the United States and its traditional allies.

Sun Lipeng believes that, in general, worries about the "tariff" of the Trump administration have gradually deepened in the United States. On the one hand, the previous congressmen with a strong attitude towards China have adjusted the attitude that trade war is not the way to solve the problem; on the other hand, the people and enterprises are also worried about the daily expenses of the consumers. Big and enterprise cost promotion. In view of this, the United States hopes Trump can keep restraint on tariff issues.

Public opinion has noted that before the resolution was voted on, the US business community, especially the business community, had repeatedly expressed concern about tariff increases. The Wall Street journal website reported that some American manufacturers said that tariffs would increase the cost of their imports of parts and components used in US assembly plants, so that their products would lose competitiveness in front of foreign competitors. Some US manufacturers say they will face tough decisions in the coming months to raise prices to offset rising costs. Japan's "Fuji business" revealed that, at present, American enterprises have even prepared for the worst.

Sun Lipeng pointed out that at present, Trump's economic policy is aimed at promoting the return of US manufacturing industry, but its tariff measures are precisely the global industrial chain. The American business community is very worried about the "backfire effect", that is, after the United States made a "tariff card" to other trade partners, it was severely countered by the other party, and then suffered losses and affected the export competitiveness of the enterprise.

The New York Times website quoted Paul Krugman, the Nobel prize winner, to warn that even if you know your goals, even if you make clear strategies to achieve the goal, trade war is not a good thing, and it is not easy to win a trade war. The notable feature of Trump's tariff measures is that they are simply breaking their own course.

However, although domestic concerns about tariff policies have deepened, it is feared that as the mid-term elections approach, the Trump administration's possibility of changing tariff policies is gradually decreasing, and unilateralism and protectionism will remain the Trump administration's option.

The media has noticed that although the situation is hard to change in the short term, some members of the United States have not given up their efforts to restrict the tariff power of the president. When Senator Kirk spoke in the Senate, he said the vote was "a small step". He also said he would continue to push for a binding vote and that the related vote is expected to be placed on the agenda in the near future.

Responsible editor: Gui Qiang


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