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Lovely discusses US-China trade under Biden in Iowa Capital Dispatch

November 24, 2020

"If there’s going to be some type of rapprochement with China on this [trade deals], there’s going to have to be negotiations before that between the Chinese and the Americans that deescalate the conflict and result in some other wins from both sides," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

Lovely quoted in New York Times article on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

November 16, 2020

"RCEP [Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership] gives foreign companies enhanced flexibility in navigating between the two giants," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "Lower tariffs within the region increases the value of operating within the Asian region, while the uniform rules of origin make it easier to pull production away from the Chinese mainland while retaining that access."

See related: China, Economic Policy, Trade

Lovely discusses US trade ties with Asia-Pacific nations in Bloomberg

November 12, 2020

"The choice for Biden is clear," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "Return the U.S. to the Trans-Pacific Partnership to ensure access for U.S. companies."

Lovely speaks to South China Morning Post about the future of trade, CPTPP

October 29, 2020

"The Trumpers have this idea that we‘re going to bring supply chains back home, and that is not going to happen, so where are we going?" Many Americans "don’t want to deal with a communist country that they don’t understand, with human rights positions they don’t approve of, to put it mildly," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. 

Ma quoted in South China Morning Post on Trump's efforts to use China as a campaign issue

October 28, 2020

"Most Americans do not necessarily view their problems with China as having much to do with their problems domestically," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology, for the  South China Morning Post.

See related: China, U.S. Elections

Ma discusses issues facing Chinese students studying online in Chronicle of Higher Education

October 1, 2020

"I worry that this potentially undermines Chinese students’ learning opportunities," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology, about U.S. university faculty members suggesting that Chinese students wait to enroll in certain courses until they can return to campus for in-person instruction.

See related: China, COVID-19, Education

Lovely comments on US-China tech war in Axios article

September 23, 2020

The torrent of anti-Chinese rhetoric by the Trump administration recently has been countered by much softer actions, as the administration attempts to "thread the needle" of looking tough heading into the election while having the Chinese continue to purchase U.S. goods, says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

Steinberg discusses China, India, US connection on Horns of a Dilemma

August 26, 2020

University Professor Jim Steinberg analyzes, "the United States—for a long time—has viewed India through highly instrumental lenses...the question is, whether that will now change, and whether India will be more willing to be a partner with the United States in an across the board, new Cold War with China."

Lovely weighs in on China's purchase targets, trade deal in Washington Post

August 24, 2020

"Even if they buy huge amounts, they’re not going to be on target," says Professor Mary Lovely about U.S. exports to China.

See related: China, Trade

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