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Thus far we haven’t seen the US-China trade war taken very far2 Thus far we haven’t seen the US-China trade war taken very farThus far we haven’t seen the US-China trade war taken very farThe Trade-Economic WarChapter 7: US-China Relations and Wars2020-10-18JournalBeyond the trade dispute there are three major economic criticisms the US has about China’s handling of its economy. The Chinese government pursues a wide range of evolving interventionist policies and practices aimed at limiting market access for imported goods, services, and businesses, thus protecting its domestic industries by creating unfair practices. The Chinese offer significant government guidance, resources, and regulatory support to Chinese industries, most notably including policies designed to extract advanced technologies from foreign companies, particularly in sensitive sectors. The Chinese are stealing intellectual property, with some of this stealing believed to be state-sponsored and some of it believed to be outside the government’s direct control. Continue reading…