Trump Trade has meant so far a lot of uncertainty and tremendous talk of change, with nothing meaningful changing yet, and trade deficits climbing rather than subsiding.
In the State of the Union a week ago, Trump said the United States had “finally turned the page on decades of unfair trade deals that sacrificed our prosperity and shipped away our companies, our jobs, and our nation’s wealth.”
To put it simply, people are waiting for anything to change, as this article explores:
“Trump said he’d shrink the trade deficit with China. It just hit a record high.” – Washington Post, 02/06/18