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prəˈtɛk ʃəˌnɪz əmpro·tec·tion·ism

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  1. protectionismnoun

    the policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition

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  1. Continuum Economics ' chief economist:

    It (the trade war) is likely to weaken demand for base metal because China has retaliated today by allowing the Chinese yuan to weaken in line with the fundamentals, going forward this means there will be more rounds of tariffs and protectionism against each other between the two largest economies, which signals lesser demand for commodities including base metals.

  2. Ben Sasse:

    This is dumb. Europe, Canada, and Mexico are not China, and you don't treat allies the same way you treat opponents. We've been down this road before -- blanket protectionism is a big part of why America had a Great Depression. ' Make America Great Again' shouldn't mean' Make America 1929 Again,' bad news that @POTUS has decided to impose taxes on American consumers buying steel and aluminum from our closest allies -- Canada, the EU, and Mexico( with whom we run a trade surplus on steel). In addition to higher prices, these tariffs invite retaliation.

  3. Frances Rosenbluth:

    It is very important—very important—to keep China engaged in the world economy, we want them to have an economic stake in our prosperity and in global economic stability and growth, more generally.So trade protectionism is just a bad idea.

  4. Oleg Sirota:

    Maybe we're not the champions in soccer, but at least we are the champions in protectionism.

  5. Li Keqiang:

    We believe that relevant frictions and disputes can be resolved via talks. There are no winners from fighting a trade war, all sides should join together to expand growth and not engage in putting up trade barriers or protectionism. This is good for nobody.

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