Josep Lladós is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of Research at the Economics and Business Studies of the UOC. Bachelor and Ph.D in Economic and Business Sciences from the University of Barcelona. His main areas of research are related to the international economy, economic policy and economic geography.
The return to the recurrent endemism of the Cold War between the US and Russia would mark the beginning of the decline of the global economy.
Trump is quite concerned that Chinese companies acquire technological leadership.
This Chinese-American trade war may affect the operation of technology companies around the world.
Until a few decades ago it had been the main producer of both industrial inputs, but the growth of other countries, particularly China, was displacing it from that position.
It is no coincidence that Trump is imposing these protectionist measures abruptly, but is part of a series of more general sequence of events.