Former chair of the Federal Reserve Yellen says the US trade war with China is far from over

  


Yellen warns that unresolved tensions over technology could divide the world 

  • slow the development of artificial intelligence and 5G

Speaking at the Asian Financial Forum on Monday, more:

  • “phase one” trade agreement will still leave tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese goods in place
  • it doesn’t remove the “more troublesome” risk of conflict over emerging technologies

Yelln referred to tariffs of up to 25% on $370 billion of Chinese goods that will remain in place

  • covers aournd 2/3rds of China’s exports to the US
  • phase one tariff rollback won’t be “very noticeable” for US households

And “more troublesome, difficult” issues are ahead, such as:

  • subsidies on Chinese state-owned enterprises
  • competition between the US and China in artificial intelligence, 5G mobile networks and other technology related to national security.
Yellen warns that unresolved tensions over technology could divide the world The Yellenator

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