Nobody really knows for sure. Probably not even Trump.
So far, the administration and Trump have not articulated what is realistic and what China could do that would lead the US to stop imposing tariffs.
It must be said that what Trump is doing with the tariff is not something — strictly speaking — new.
The US have a 25 percent tariff on imported trucks that goes back to the “Chicken War” of 1963 with the European Union, where the European Union kept the US chicken out of their market, and in retaliation the US imposed a 25 percent tariff on trucks. Continue reading “What does Trump want to prove with the new tariffs being levied on China?”