Will American – Chinese relations normalize or deteriorate? – International expert
One of the most spoken topics nowadays in world politics is the trade war between the USA and China. Let’s recall what has happened between China and the U.S relations have been deteriorated, especially due to the imposition of trade tariffs by the U.S on China in big amounts. Moreover, China has threatened the American side with retaliatory measures. However, the response from the USA did not take long. The U.S representatives claimed that they might double these tariffs. Despite this China and the USA have a long rooted clash at WTO over ideology and state’s role.
Recently, China asked World Trade Organization (WTO), where it plays an important role along with the USA, to impose sanctions on the U.S for Washington’s non-compliance with a ruling in a dispute over the U.S dumping duties that China initiated in 2013. In order to clarify this moment and predict the possibility of such action taken against the American side. We asked American expert Peter Tase to comment on this issue.
Peter Tase, an American journalist, expert on political and international relations at the University of Chicago shared his thoughts with Eurasia Diary.
Peter Tase noted: ” In fact, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has never had a good reputation within the World Trade Organization. Beijing has violated the environmental law of many African and Asian countries, it has conducted mining operations and “investments” that have permanently ruined the ecosystem of many countries. The United States government has done a dynamic work on imposing economic sanctions on the PRC, however, there is more work to be done towards confronting Chinese intelligence operations in the U.S territory and holding accountable the Chinese Intelligence Agencies for stealing America’s military and technological secrets”. Continue Reading