Associate Professor James Lake was recently interviewed on a podcast “Two Perspectives on Continued Trade Talks Between the US and China” hosted by the Dallas-based B2B thought leadership marketing firm Market Scale.
According to Dr. Lake, there is little optimism for a breakthrough in the current round of trade talks between the US and China. Indeed, he argues that the ultimate objective of President Trump’s raft of tariffs over the last 12-18 months is to keep the tariffs in place long-term rather than use these as negotiating leverage. This is despite the trade war starting to show some belated signs of adversely affecting US GDP figures and the notable adverse effects on certain US firms and industries.
Click here to listen to the podcast.