Sunday, 3 June 2018

Stories we should be thinking about

Stories we should be thinking about

Who’s worried about a trade war? A couple of great cartoons respectively in
The Sunday Times and The Times over the last couple of days, that captures it
all perfectly:
So what is the reality?  This captured it really well: ‘There will be a lot of
focus in the weeks ahead on the direct, first-round effects of the steel and
aluminum tariffs. No doubt certain products will cost a bit more. Those supply
chain managers are facing some late nights.

This bigger cost is harder to measure, but that doesn’t make it less real. That
is the risk that the United States is not as stable and reliable a place to do
business as you once thought’ (link here)

Certainly the last point is a key one...and kind of interesting to compare the
retalisation power...
...with where the trade balances are:

Read the rest of Stories we should be thinking about HERE.