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Why Tariff and Trade War?

Jingyu Song


By see the tariffs and trade wars in different time periods, each countries’ aim to start the trade war and tariff are protecting themselves. Analyzing and comparing the tariff acts in the colonial and antebellum period, the trade conflicts between the United States and Japan in the 1980s, and 2019’s China-United States trade war, we can see how tariffs work the same but also different in different time periods. 


Tariff; Trade War; Colonial Period; China-United Trade War

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/fm.v5i4.2693