• Irina V. Onyusheva Turan University, Almaty, Kazakhstan | Stamford International University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Cherry Thinn Nain Stamford International University, Bangkok, Thailand | Strategy First Institute, Yangon, Myanmar
Keywords: trade relations; trade war; USA; China; cause-effect analysis


The US-China trade war has been considered one of the urgent issues in today’s international trade. In fact, this is a trade war where top two largest world economies participate.  In this paper, we have made an attempt to describe and explain the motives behind this trade war along with the potential threats, causes and effects for the world economy. Comparative macroeconomic analysis of the involved countries has been also conducted. Possible retaliation of China and other countries to the US’ increasing in tariffs on imported goods, protectionism and deficit issues in the US are discussed in the first part of the paper. The authors focus on the potential threats and effects that this trade war may have on the world economy from the political economy point of view. Authors’ vision on the future prospects of the current situation is also presented.


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How to Cite
Onyusheva, I. V., & Nain, C. T. (2019). THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR: THE CAUSE AND EFFECT ANALYSIS. The EUrASEANs: Journal on Global Socio-Economic Dynamics, (1(14), 7-15. Retrieved from