Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

The Weekly Global Roundup: Trump In Davos: “America First Is Not America Alone” (January 22 to 27, 2018)

President Donald Trump became the first sitting American president to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, delivering a speech that "America first is not America alone". He emphasised that his country was now an attractive place to invest, made scant mention of geopolitics, and touted the recently passed tax cuts. In the lead up to Mr. Trump's visit, he had signed unilateral tariffs on washing machines and solar panels - Asian imports - prompting criticisms from South Korea's Trade Ministry and China's Commerce Ministry. South Korea has also since challenged the United States under the Safeguard Agreement of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and "is already seeking WTO trade sanctions to retaliate for Washington's failure to comply with an earlier WTO ruling". In the same week too, the remaining 11 Pacific Rim countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership moved ahead without the United States to reach broad agreement on a new deal. Continue reading



This post first appeared on Guanyinmiao's Musings | [email protected], please read the originial post: here

Share the post

The Weekly Global Roundup: Trump In Davos: “America First Is Not America Alone” (January 22 to 27, 2018)

×

Subscribe to Guanyinmiao's Musings | [email protected]

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription

×