Posts Tagged ‘trade disputes’

  • A washing machine's price affected by WTO trade disputes.

    A Trade Dispute About My Washing Machine

    May 29, 14 • 465 Views • No Comments

    I suspect that my new LG washing machine was more expensive than it should have been. Made by a South Korean firm, this washing machine (and others like it) was the target of a complaint that Whirlpool filed with the US Department of Commerce at the end of...  [read more]

  • US Chicken Paw Exports to China

    Playing Chicken With China?

    Sep 19, 12 • 350 Views • No Comments

    Yesterday’s headlines about the US taking China to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for unfair auto and auto parts subsidies took me to chicken feet and The Economist’s Sinodependency Index. Knowing the major firms that depend on China for...  [read more]